All For Our Good

A lot of what I’ve been through has definitely made me stronger. And there are many of my stories that make those I share them with cringe – that I feel nothing anymore when telling. They are just memories now. No real emotion associated. That was not always the case. I call it victory & …

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Facing Our Giants

A Thursday Encouragement - Someone needs this right now ~ "In order to get from what was to what will be, you must go through what is." Anonymous  Keep getting up every day and moving forward. Stop laying down like you have no breath left in your body. The battlefield is in your mind - …

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Square Pegs, Round Holes & Me

I wanted to share something I wrote a couple of years ago. It is still true. I am sure some of you can relate.. ~~ I've spent most of my almost 44 years with Square Peg/Round Hole Syndrome. Never feeling like I fit in. From childhood-dom till present day. I've just been through another really …

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Lies, Truth, Sacrifice & Freedom

"I'd traded in a pack of lies for a pack of truth, and I didn't know which one was heavier. Which one took the most strength to carry around? It was a ridiculous question, though, because once you know the truth, you can't ever go back and pick up your suitcase of lies. Heavier or …

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Visitors In The Night

This may sound a little left-of-center for some of you but it's real to me. For a long time I have been bothered with shall we say "visitors" in the night. I'm jarred awake somewhere smack-dab in the middle of my slumber. I can usually discern if it's God waking me for some reason vs. …

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Believe

“We unwittingly project onto God our own attitudes and feelings toward ourselves... But we cannot assume that He feels about us the way we feel about ourselves -- unless we love ourselves compassionately, intensely, and freely. ” - Brennan Manning ~~~ How many of us have walked around viewing God through the filter of our …

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The Anchor Holds

“We are like the little branch that quivers during a storm, doubting our strength and forgetting we are the tree—deeply rooted to withstand all life’s upheavals.” ~ Dodinsky ~~~~~~~~~ Please do not doubt your ability to rise above this thing you are facing right now. This giant that looms & hisses & spits that you …

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