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Why Dramatic People Are Secretly Driving You Crazy
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I’ve a friend who is a bit dramatic. Well, not a friend, exactly, but somebody I have to deal with. I won’t get into it. Ever since I met this person their default mode has been drama.

If I don’t do something about that noise, my car was going to break down…If I don’t call this person right away I’ll lose this great opportunity…If I don’t leave my faucet running my pipes will freeze…and on and on.

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Why Your Past Shouldn’t Control Your Future
Andrea Lucado
By Andrea Lucado
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A few weeks ago Donald Miller talked about the most important question you can ask yourself: What if?

It is an encouraging and forward-thinking question. It got me thinking what if I asked that question more often and asked this one less: What could have been? It’s the question that turns your head back to look at your past. To re-think it, to wonder what would have been different had you… What could have been better had you… Where you would be living now if you had just… Who you would be with if you hadn’t…

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How 20-Something Entitlement Nearly Ruined My Marriage
Allison Fallon
By Allison Fallon
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Our first year of marriage was really hard. 

In one sense, you might have looked at our first year of marriage and wondered how we couldn’t have been blissfully happy.  

We were living on the twenty-first floor of a beautiful condo building overlooking the ocean in sunny south Florida. Our wall-sized sliding glass doors opened to a balcony where we could watch the sunrise every morning. Any time we wanted, we could wander downstairs with coffee and books—to our private beach—and dig our toes into the sand.