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Amy is a wife, mom, daughter, sister, friend, writer, counselor, life coach, coffee gal, wine pal, purpose-liver and hope-giver. She lives in the Ozark Mountains with her husband Shep and her son Sam. Try her life purpose program for free. Follow her on her blog, twitter, and FaceBook.

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How Self-Awareness Can Help Us Love People Just as They Are

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” ~C.G. Jung

We were visiting my parents’ place in the woods for the weekend. I unlocked the door to the cabin and flipped the switch. The lights didn’t come on, so I began rapidly flipping other switches. I hollered at my husband to come have a look.

He walked to the breaker box in the back. I heard popping as he flipped them on and off. He shouted every so often, “Try the front room!” I reported back, “Nope.”

“Try the bedroom!” I reported back again, …