Tag Archives: Christianity

How To Move On (recognition and the value of emotions)

March 31, 2014

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feelings switch

A guide to help victims become survivors. In a previous post we spoke of the five stages of grief. If you are a victim trying to understand how to move on with your life after surviving whatever loss or tragedy you’ve had to deal with, then this is for you! This is where it all begins. […]

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Stretched To The Limit

March 27, 2014

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How often have you been stretched to the limit, felt like you’ve reached a breaking point, or been brought to your knees? Sound familiar anyone…  My favorite part has to be just when you think you can’t handle anymore and God says, “Ah-hum… excuse me, but yes you can!” http://jessiejeanine.com/2011/11/23/the-gardener/ I am a firm believer that […]

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Baggage Claim!

February 2, 2014

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Baggage Claim!

We have all been hurt in the past, but do you carry the hurts and disappointments with you like old baggage? Does it interfere with your current relationships? Are you fearful, angry or distrusting of the opposite sex? Check Your Baggage It seems we all have some sort of baggage we bring into our relationships, […]

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A Single Ember ~ Ignite the Glow

January 5, 2014

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A Single Ember - Ignite the Glow

While yesterday’s post needs no elaboration, I might share how the story affects me and why it will always be special. By the time you get to the end of that story (A Single Ember) know that is how I have felt for awhile now. I raised my girl going to church and volunteering at […]

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A Single Ember

January 4, 2014

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A Single Ember - Ignite the Glow

A member of the church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going. After a few weeks, the pastor decided to visit him. It was a chilly evening. The pastor found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. Guessing the reason for his pastor’s visit, the man welcomed him, led him to […]

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Be Careful For What You Ask For!

January 2, 2014

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Be Careful For What You Ask For!

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Be careful what you ask for?” I learned early in my faith what it means and how often it can come true, but I don’t think it matters what you believe in (whether it’s religion, science, karma, etc.) Be careful for what you ask for, because you might just get it! […]

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Not Your Mediocre Love

December 24, 2013

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Live and love with passion!

In the last post we talked about the importance of time. About how life is too short to waste our time on things of insignificance or on things that are not adding value to our lives. This includes our relationships. While there are areas where we must learn to compromise, we should each have those […]

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A Christmas Story of Gratitude

December 20, 2013

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Holidays have a way of reminding us about all the things we are grateful for. They have a way of motivating us to help others and do good. I think we can agree though that we should strive for these things to be present in our lives on a daily basis and not just on […]

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Dear God, This Is Your Fault!

December 14, 2013

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God, this is your fault!

WHY is this happening to me? If God is so powerful, why doesn’t He stop this? He doesn’t love me, I deserve this… This MUST be God’s will. God is punishing me! If He REALLY loved me… The Blame Game Growing up you can believe I blamed God for everything. Whenever something went wrong it […]

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It’s Simple

December 12, 2013

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respect

The person who is not under authority has no right to exercise authority. Most often, the context of a quote like this is referring to God. However, we are all under someone’s authority in some way, shape or form. If you struggle with maintaining or respecting that and think you are above it, then the […]

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