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Monthly Credit Card Payments Sink Consumers

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Q: How can I get out from under a hopeless amount of credit card debt? I'm spending more than I'm earning every month, and sinking deeper and deeper into the hole. Help?

Jim: At this point, your greatest enemy is inertia. The worst thing would be to allow the momentum of the pattern you're in, and your personal fears, to carry you further into ...Read more

Combat Veteran's Ptsd Worries Wife, Family

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Q: My husband is having disturbing flashbacks as a result of active combat duty during his time in the military. I'm just starting to learn about post-traumatic stress disorder. His condition has become much worse over the past several weeks, and our entire family is deeply worried. How can we best support him?

Jim: Your family is certainly not...Read more

Father Longs To Reconnect With Children After Abandoning Them

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Q: How can I reconnect with my children after divorcing their mother and abandoning them? I regret to say that I walked out on my family several years ago. Since then, I've recognized my mistakes and changed my life (including coming to faith). I'd like to get back in touch with my kids, but they want nothing to do with me. Can you help?

Jim: ...Read more

Anger At Deceased Father Still Bothers Adult Child

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Q: How can I forgive my deceased father for his cruel words and behavior? He treated me horribly when I was a kid, so my relationship with him was strained and distant until the day he died. I never worked things out with him in person, and now I'm struggling with feelings of anger, bitterness, guilt and remorse.

Jim: It's always difficult to ...Read more


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