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Word of the Week: Abstinence

If you google the word “abstinence” you will get 18 million hits.  While I didn’t check all of them, a quick perusal shows the word is most often used regarding chastity.  Especially dealing with teenagers refraining from sexual activity.

One link advertised a mug you could give you your teenagers with the word “abstinence.”  The back of the mug offered this definition Continue reading

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WORD OF THE WEEK: Self-Control

Self control

Rage, anger and a lack of civility seems to dominate a segment of our society. Or at least it makes the news!

A Texas mother slapped the mother of a girl on the winning basketball team who beat her daughter’s team.

A Florida baseball coach broke an umpire’s jaw after a disputed call.

A transatlantic flight from Rome to Chicago was recently diverted when a 42-year-old man threw a fit when he couldn’t get any more snacks because the crew ran out of crackers. Continue reading

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