Derrick B. Barbee

The Blessing Underneath:
Holding It All Together in Uncertain Times

As I write this, the United States is entering the second wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic, continuing to battle systemic racism and police shootings of Black people, like Walter Wallace & still others, while many Americans are still losing their jobs or experiencing economic hardships. And, the much-anticipated Presidential Election has come and gone, with …

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Holding It All Together in Uncertain Times
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Hazy Shade of Mate:
5 Cognitive Distortions That Can Hurt Your Marriage

I have worn glasses for most of my life, except for a period when I decided it just was not “cool” to wear glasses anymore.  If you have ever worn glasses of any kind, whether prescribed or for pleasure, you know what it’s like to get something on the lenses of your glasses, like a …

Hazy Shade of Mate:
5 Cognitive Distortions That Can Hurt Your Marriage
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26 for 26

On August 26, 2018, Tracy and I celebrated our 26th Wedding Anniversary. Twenty-six years ago, we pledged before God (and Judge W.T. Spicer), to stay together, “for richer or poorer, for better or worse, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.” In honor of this achievement, allow me to share with you …

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