Tag Archives: choices

Called To Serve

September 29, 2014

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Pain and pride Are in our stride Shouldered to protect Innocent lives Despair and grief For all we’ve seen Righteous anger For some who lead Power and money Can corrupt good souls Tempting the best To lose control So, a license to achieve By whatever means Tests our faith And all we believe As we […]

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Abusive Relationships

September 6, 2014

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Ladies, if you have to question whether or not you are in an abusive relationship… then you probably are. I’m not just talking about dating relationships either, because sometimes we have friendships that are just as controlling and demeaning. The dynamics are the same between the victim and the abuser – it doesn’t matter if […]

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To Wound Thyself

April 7, 2014

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How many wounds are self inflicted How many days spent in self hatred? How much time wasted in hibernation Or wallowing in a dark depression? Despair Deprivation Devastation Desperation… Are you dying inside instead of living Do you feel lost in this world or un-forgiven? Do resentment and bitterness habituate your life Or perhaps you have […]

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Love is a Choice

March 29, 2014

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Love is not always easy ~ not unconditional love. Sure, it’s nice to feel like you’re in love, but love is very much a choice. It doesn’t matter if we’re speaking about the love a parent has for their child or a romantic love, because it’s all the same concept. It’s easy to show love […]

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Quit Trying So Hard!

January 16, 2014

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“Why do you try so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out?” “Why do you try so hard to live a normal life when you were born to live an extraordinary life?” I have been asked questions, such as these, by people from all walks of life ever since I was […]

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The One You Feed

January 7, 2014

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Not Your Mediocre Love

December 24, 2013

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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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YOU Are NOT…

November 20, 2013

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I do not know who you THINK you are, but let me to tell you who you are NOT… YOU are NOT My master, my ruler or my owner You do not control me, possess me or own me I am not for sale, yours to share or easily spared You do not think for me, speak […]

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Be Hers

August 3, 2013

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Be Her Safe Haven A re-post: by jadedheart Let her cry if the tears need to fall Let her release the pain of it all Just hold her close as the tears flow down So that she knows that she will not drown Though you can not erase her pain Just be the life boat in the […]

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Shattered

May 4, 2013

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Estimated read time:  25 minutes Shattered Part 1 “Well, you could just go to one of those runaway shelters for teens,” she offers neutrally, as if just making a simple weather observation on a beautiful day. “What!?” I practically scream. “Another shelter? Mom, are you serious!? What the hell’s wrong with you?” I can’t calm […]

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The Road To Success

April 14, 2013

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The road to SUCCESS is not straight. There are curves called FAILURE A loop called CONFUSION Speed bumps called FRIENDS Red lights called ENEMIES Caution lights called FAMILY And you will have flats called JOBS. But… If you have a spare called DETERMINATION An engine called PERSEVERANCE Insurance called FAITH And a driver called JESUS You […]

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Hospitality

April 5, 2013

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A new visitor has come in Be it alone or with a friend Thoughtful and considerate we must be For each has a story we may not see. Will we “do unto Him” By this visitor who’s come in? Remember what it’s like To be the new kid on sight? Our initial response to one […]

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Who Will Take the Son?

March 31, 2013

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A wealthy man and his son loved to collect rare works of art. They had everything in their collection, from Picasso to Raphael. They would often sit together and admire the great works of art. When the Vietnam conflict broke out, the son went to war. He was very courageous and died in battle while rescuing […]

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A More Convenient Season

March 26, 2013

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My life is good from day to day Everything appears to be going my way. So, I have not a need for Christianity I might call on God, but only in tragedy. But what if that tragedy is my own? A more convenient season has come and gone. My opportunity then dies with my pride […]

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Teach Me, Lord

December 8, 2012

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Teach me to walk slower, Lord So that I may truly see All of the wonderful treasures You have given me. Teach me to take the time, Lord To stop and smell the flowers For, I can never rewind my life Or relive the hurried hours. Teach me to think before I speak, Lord Lest, […]

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