healing Category

The Problem With Dead Things

(This is a rewrite of an old post I wrote on another blog, but still relevant) I once knew someone who used to carry a corpse around with her. Everywhere she went people would say, “Ew! What is that smell?” “What smell? I don’t smell anything.” She would answer, as she sprayed perfume into the […]

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Celebrating My First Book Release

Join with me on my happy dance. After years of writing, shelfing, re-writing, and shelfing, and rewriting… my book has finally been published! I am thrilled! My prayer is that my story speaks to the heart of the reader and brings healing to those who have been wounded by rejection. Although my story is fiction, […]

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Second Chances

I just love a good testimony, don’t you? I love to hear how God is moving in someone’s life and blessing them. Earlier today, as I was scrolling through Facebook, I came across a friends post. Reading his story inspired me and I asked him if I could share it with you. You see, some […]

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Benefits of His Hug

I just finished watching one of my favorite shows. OK, don’t judge me, I like to watch Criminal Minds. Are there any other fans out there?   Anyway, this episode, Dr. Spencer Reid had to reveal some struggles he had to an unsub. For those of you who watch the show, you know the relationship […]

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No More Self Loathing

We know God forgives us, because He says if we repent, He forgives us of our sins. We even forgive others (with His help). Yet… We struggle to forgive ourselves. Living in regret and shame keeps us in bondage. This is not God’s will for us. We start getting ahead and then that ol’ lying […]

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If I could change One Thing…

If you could go back in time and change one thing, have one do-over, what would it be? Have you ever wondered? I had several answers when I first thought about this question. My mind quickly recalled times when I said yes when I should have said no, or said no when I should have […]

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Ultimate Makeover

The question we all ask ourselves, huh. Who am I? For many, the answer to this question changes depending on the season.  Sadly too many base the answer on emotions, experiences, or what others have said about us; as if someones opinions define us. Times and seasons change. Society is a fickle people. With the […]

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Safe in the Storm

I cling to the cross when the storms roll in and the dark clouds try to distort my vision. The work Christ did and completed on the cross is my anchor. When the waves tempt me to row in the opposite direction, Jesus calls me to the stern and He tells me to rest. I […]

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Choose Life

At the risk of being vulnerable and judged, I am going to share something personal and trust God will use this part of my testimony to help someone; even if it is only one person. I have always tried to be true and honest with my writing. My heart is to reach and minister to […]

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Beauty for Ashes

Shame does something to a person. It produces a judgement of guilt and unrelenting condemnation. Shame distorts a person. It suffocates the future and feeds on regret. The showering of fear hinders growth and stifles a person from becoming who they were created to be. When I think of people in the Bible who overcame […]

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