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It’s OK to Begin Again

I have been a part of another online Bible study recently entitled Made to Crave. It’s about how to crave God more than food and any other thing in your life. Well, somewhere along the way, I fell off. I … Continue reading

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Support Groups: Take My Own Advice

As many of you who follow me know that I have worked in addictions treatment. I often laugh to myself about how much our lives are filled with moments that we could learn from a person in treatment or in … Continue reading

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Turning the Corner

As I prepare for this final day I am flooded with a world of emotions. I wonder what will come of this moment. Will I remember this day? Will it have the same significance years from now? Turning the page … Continue reading

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Prove Yourself Right

I never thought about the after story for the little boy who cried wolf until recently. You remember the old childhood story where the little boy kept lying to the townspeople that the wolf was coming. As a result of … Continue reading

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My Faith is Not an Accessory

I was talking to my work twin recently about a friend of hers whose religious beliefs are different than my work twin. Something that she said about her friend really challenged me as a Christian. This person stated that her … Continue reading

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Parenting Like God (Showing Love)

I think all children challenge their parents from time to time. If we as parents are honest we were guilty of giving our parents a run for their money in parenting skills, too. May God have mercy on you if … Continue reading

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I Have to Remember: Video Blog in the Raw

For the past eight weeks I have been a part of an online Bible study with Proverbs 31 Ministries where we have used A Confident Heart by Renee Swope. Each week there was a challenge to blog about the things … Continue reading

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I Have Secret

Have you ever had a secret that you couldn’t tell and wanted to tell? Everything within you wanted to scream from the mountain tops, “I have a secret!” It’s the kind of secret that could cause mixed emotions for others … Continue reading

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I Know Who I Am

Over the past few years I have begun to come to grips with the fact that I am the child of a parent with schizophrenia. That single fact has caused me to live in a sheltered shadow of a life … Continue reading

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Discovering the True Me

This past summer my local train tracks were getting an overhaul. There were complaints and supporters on both sides of the temporary closures. Neither side really mattered because the construction was necessary. According to those who cared for the tracks … Continue reading

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