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Finding Peace In Suffering

Posted on August 24, 2012 in

Cancer. It’s a terrifying diagnosis. Everyone in the world is touched by it. They have cancer, have been healed from cancer, or know someone who has cancer. This and other diseases leave us asking God why. Why does He allow canc…

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You Can Experience Joy Again

Posted on August 23, 2012 in

Cyndi is a woman who experienced death more times than she can count while growing up. Accidents, family members dying young, friends …it seemed unbearable. Until Cyndi learned to praise God in her pain. And there she found …

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Is it Time to Take Yourself Off the Hook?

Posted on August 22, 2012 in

After 20 years of counseling women, I discovered the main reason women don’t forgive their offender is because “I don’t want to let them off the hook.” Yet, to forgive another person who has hurt you deeply…

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Recognizing Real Vs. Distorted Love

Posted on August 18, 2012 in

Having faced rejection from an abusive father, abandonment from an abusive husband, and then betrayal by a boyfriend she thought was the “real deal,” Becky asked “What’s wrong with me?” But Becky, as …

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Relinquishing Your Right to Yourself

Posted on August 16, 2012 in

I tend to be a control freak. I don’t mean to be. It just happens. I want things my way and in my timing and I get frustrated when that doesn’t happen. Just ask my husband. Yet, one of the basic steps to wholeness, as …

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Do You Know Who You Really Are?

Posted on August 14, 2012 in

I’ll admit it. I’ve found myself saying “That’s just the way I am.” I realize now how pathetic that sounds. Maybe, like me, you’ve found yourself saying things like: “I have abandonment is…

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Family Ties

Posted on August 13, 2012 in

I recently returned from a three-generation family vacation, age range 9-90. This is the third such trip my family has taken in the past four years, and each has been an amazing experience. In an era when siblings are scattered an…

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Think You’ll Never Be Healed? Don’t Buy the Lie

Posted on August 11, 2012 in

It took my friend, Jean, about a year to even bring up the subject with me. She had done something years ago that she was still ashamed of. She couldn’t forgive herself or believe that God could forgive her, either. Jean had…

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