Family

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4 Myths We Hold Onto in Our Everyday Relationships

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Whether it’s “family comes first”, or “a friend in need is a friend indeed”, there are certain relationship myths we all hold onto that significantly shape the way we relate to others—how we treat them, how much time and effort we give to them, what we expect of them. 
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Which Quirky Malaysian Are You? (The Malaysia Day Edition)

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Ah Hari Malaysia. It’s the day that gets us all brimming with pride as we unite and celebrate all the wonderful things we love about Malaysia. 
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Reaching Out to the Family Member Who’s Left the Faith

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Do you think it’s easier to share Christ to someone in your own family or to a stranger? I’ve encountered many Christians who find it difficult to talk to their family and relatives about Jesus; some would say that it feels easier to hand out gospel tracts to strangers.

What Makes Family

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Family, family, family.  Some of us may feel a surge of warmth thinking about family. Others may heave a heavy sigh.
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Married—But I'm Still Lonely

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Even though my husband was literally just a few feet away on the couch (clear proof that I wasn’t alone), it made little difference at that moment. I was longing for the kind of soul-nourishing intimacy that comes with female friendships—the willingness to listen and talk at length, the gentle tone, the comforting hug or touch on the shoulder, and most of all, hearing them say, “I know what you mean” or “Yeah, me too!” 
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5 Ways I Learned to Love My Dysfunctional Family

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My family has always been what some might describe as ‘textbook Christian’: We go to church every Sunday, and attend fellowships and retreats. We read the Bible, join Bible study groups, and hold Bible study sessions at home. We believe that a family that prays together stays together. And yet, it has always been painful for me to see how much conflict and tension we have in our home.

The Fact about God’s Family

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God’s family is like no other. While can’t choose our earthly family, God chooses us to be a part of His family.

5 Love Languages (Siblings Edition)

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Siblings. The ones who bring out the very best . . . and the worst in us. If not for them, we wouldn’t be who we are today. And regardless of how many squabbles or actual fights we’ve had, they are still family at the end of the day.
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3 Ways to Pray for Your Unbelieving Loved Ones

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There is no prayer request that’s more urgent and close to our hearts than the desire to see our loved ones—whether they’re our family members, colleagues, or close friends—come to know the Lord. Sometimes, in praying for our loved ones, we might find it difficult to know what to pray or even find the right words to say. Here are three prayers that I hope will serve as a good starting point for you.