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Simplify with Love Languages

We've been married nearly thirty years and for a lot of those years I gave my dear husband gifts … lots and lots of carefully thought out gifts.  I would plan him surprise parties with cakes and drinks and decorations.  I would invite the whole family and some friends.  We would wait to surprise him. … Continue reading Simplify with Love Languages

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Slowing Down Conversations

We’ve all been trained by our current way of life to speed up everything.  We skip commercials.  We don’t read entire articles.  We have everything delivered right to us.  We’ve made slowing down feel uncomfortable, which makes it even harder to break the “in a hurry” habit. But doing it can seriously simplify our lives.… Continue reading Slowing Down Conversations

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Quality vs Quantity … Relationships

Would you rather have a hundred texts about small talk or one really deep, meaningful conversation about something stressful you're going through? Would you rather have likes on a post or an in person talk about your family vacation? We've all started to value the numbers more than the people.  Me included. But when you… Continue reading Quality vs Quantity … Relationships