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Welcome to ChosenFamilies.org. I am so glad you have come to visit. We live in a world with God’s creativity all around us. We see unique beauty in the many things He created. Whether we look to animals, plants or people, we see God’s creative genius everywhere. Regarding people, we see the diversity of God’s handiwork […]

How to Be an Emotion Coach

This is the second post in a series about Emotion Coaching and raising Emotional Intelligence in our homes (first post is here.)  Research shows that high Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EQ) is a greater indicator of success and well-being than high IQ.  Although some personalities can naturally have higher EQs, we can still practice Emotional Intelligence […]

True North

My toes dig into the soft, cooling sand tonight, in my escape from the night-blinding glare of hotel spotlights…walking away until the sky grows black enough for the enchanting stars to emerge from hiding. My heart leaps a little as they play peek-a-boo. A little further, there. Good Blanket Spot. I LOVE …considering Your heavens, […]