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Accepting and Activating Your Change

John 5:8 Jesus said to him, “Rise, take up your bed and walk.” Change is a challenge for most people because it reminds us that time does not stop for anyone (including us).  We fight against the potential of change because … Continue reading

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Fed Up With Life and Ready to Do Something About It

Hey! I know the title caught your eye. Yes, I know that you are afraid but guess what? I am too. I don’t walk confidently through this life every moment of the day. I have real fears about whether I … Continue reading

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I Can Have Joy After My Sin

Can I be honest? I committed a sin once and I thought that it had disqualified me from what God had called me to do. For years I listened to the lies of the devil told me that I was … Continue reading

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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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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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Lying For the Truth

Have you ever had your integrity called into question and felt pressured to give the answer that was expected rather than the actual truth? Like most people, my child has been challenged in the past in telling the truth when … Continue reading

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