Category Archives: family

Machismo, Men and Fathers in Hispanic Culture

Machismo, Men and Fathers in Hispanic Culture I grew up without a father. I have expressed some thoughts about this in several of my posts. Looking at my own experience, my concept of a father was at best neutral. In other words, I had no idea what a father was until I was a teen […]

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Conferencia una Familia Saludable: Mental, Emocional y Espiritual

El bienestar emocional, mental, físico y spiritual es fundamental para una familia saludable. Hay una necesidad apremiante entre la cultura hispanohablante de proveer ayuda en estas áreas. Grace Español junto con consejeros profesionales de nuestra comunidad ofrecerá por primera vez la conferencia “Una Familia Saludable Mental, Emocional y Espiritual” donde se proveerán las herramientas para […]

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I needed a father

Today my father died. Even though he abandoned us when we were children, he is the man God chose to bring me to life. I have never written about it anywhere, but I have always thought about the role of fathers and dads in their children.  I have also done a bit of reading about […]

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How To Love Your Wife

My wife and I have been married for over 20 years now. Wow! It hasn’t been easy. There have been times when we really thought we wouldn’t make it. So you say, maybe we needed to go to more conferences, counseling or read more books.  For the record, we had 24 sessions of premarital counseling […]

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It Took A Week To Decide Marrying You…After 20 yrs, I Would Do It Again

On Wednesday we reach a milestone in our marriage, our 20th year, and yet it feels like time has passed so fast.  Reflecting back on the journey, many things are different than when we started.  For the first time we are technically alone. Those of you that know our story know how we started. Both of our […]

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