healing Category

The Threshing, The Crushing, Gideon, and Me

I used to travel a lot for work. I spent many hours in airports and planes. Inevitably, there would be times when upon arrival to the airport the plane could not land – just yet – or had to taxi and wait for the receiving gate to become available. For those of us who have […]

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The Rumination Mind Trap

Psst… I am about to reveal my age. Back in the day we use to have these things called record players and they played these round disks called records. (By the way, I hear that vinyl records are making a huge comeback!) Before the compact discs (CD’s) came out, we would listen to our music […]

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When Emotional Triggers are too…

Emotional triggers can send you on a rollercoaster ride you didn’t want to take. Try as you may, sometimes they just can’t be avoided. You can try to avoid situations that you know will trigger you, but is that realistic? You can’t avoid every difficult situation, and unless you seclude yourself under your bed and […]

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What Are You Looking For?

Always looking, yet coming up empty? Not everything that comes easy is worth having. Nothing of value is cheap. The GREATEST, Most VALUABLE , and PRECIOUS gift can not be bought with money. It cost you nothing, but it will cost you EVERYTHING! In the pouring out of yourself, He will fill you with Himself. […]

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Finding Heaven, Living in Hell

For Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma OK, so here you are, an adult, and you’re supposed to have your life together, you should be settled down, have a steady income, have savings, a home, and a healthy marriage. You should be physically and financially fit. Every day (or at least most of the days) should […]

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Is Anger Destroying Your Life?

Have you ever been so angry you thought your head was about to explode? You could feel the heat rise up your neck and the minute you opened your mouth it was like incoherent babbling of *#@##*!!! Yes? I think if we are honest, we can admit we have all been there at least one […]

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Frozen Rage

I am not Bill Foster, but I will admit there have been times I could certainly relate to him. For those who do not know who Bill Foster is, he is a fictional character played by Michael Douglas in the movie Falling Down. In the movie, Bill was having a bad day (to put it […]

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Isolated, but not alone

I know this past year has been a struggle for most of us. I know it has for me. A lot of things were shaken and in the shaking there was loss. But I would rather think of it as pruning. Spiritually, there are two choices: Give in and give up or press in and […]

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A Runaways Journey to Salvation

I wrote this story for women, young and old, and youth, who have experienced rejection, especially by those who are suppose to love them. Rejection can leave a scar not seen by the human eye, but is felt in the soul. The young girl in this story is longing to belong, to be loved and […]

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