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Do I Want to Be Like Me? – My experience with a gracious person

I woke up at 4:30, took a quick shower, drove to the airport, spent 30 minutes waiting in line to have my privacy invaded and then I boarded my flight.  I’ve been flying quite a bit lately and am… Read More

An Unhurried Life (Pt. 4): Being Efficient and Effective

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

An Unhurried Life (Pt. 3): Loving Instead of Hurrying

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

An Unhurried Life (Pt. 2): Gathering Wisdom Instead of Information

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

An Unhurried Life (Pt. 1)

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

Asking Great Questions (Pt. 4)

by Chuck “Are we there yet?”  Every parent hates that question.  I have a feeling that some of you may be asking the same thing about this series on Asking Great Questions. So far we’ve look at asking… Read More

Asking Great Questions (Pt 3)

by Chuck Today we are going to focus on asking great questions to help us survive. The TV show “Survivor” has now completed 26 seasons.  That is a lot of surviving that those angry, backbiting, money-hungry, starving people… Read More

Asking Great Questions (Pt 2)

Continuing our series on asking great questions, today we focus on asking questions that will increase our success.  What does success look like in the home?   We’ve had kids at our youth ranch that come from homes that… Read More

Worked Up Over the Wrong Things

by Chuck I’m a bit worried that you won’t finish today’s blog entry because I’m sending you on a kind of Internet scavenger hunt.  I could give you all the details here, but I think you are best… Read More

Hiding is Hard Work

by Chuck I played hide and seek with my girls the other night.  It was a perfect evening and I couldn’t think of a better way to get the final bit of wiggles out of them before heading… Read More