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The fear of making mistakes

I remember putting on paper a couple of years ago, in a writing exercise I had proposed for the children and myself, my greatest fears.  It was quite instructive—enlightening, clarifying to my conscious mind the fears that were working on … Continue reading

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Changing my mood

Yesterday afternoon I started to feel irritated, for various reasons.  I began to micromanage my son as he did his assigned chore, demanding that he re-do it three times until I considered it “perfect.”  Already ornery, I walked upstairs and … Continue reading

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On dissuading others

The phenomenon of trying to dissuade someone from their current beliefs is a fascinating one. What inspires such behavior? For the LDS faithful, it is a heart-felt desire to share what they believe is the world’s most important message (the … Continue reading

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