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Brutally Honest

   And the satraps, the prefects, the governors, and the king’s counselors gathered together and saw that the fire had not had any power over the bodies of those men. The hair of their heads was not singed, their cloaks were … Continue reading

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Pain Behind the Smile

Sometimes it is good to simply smile! The action can help you feel better even if just for a moment. However, sometimes I feel like the Psalmist in Psalm 73, “My flesh and my heart may fail…..” Just sometimes I … Continue reading

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Countdown to Europe

John and I are doing last minute “stuff” for our trip to Europe. We are trying to take the least amount of clothing etc. that we can possibly get away with, knowing that we will experience at least 3 seasons … Continue reading

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Grief is not Easy

I have been confronted with grief recently. This time it was not my own.  I had the honor to be part of the intimate journey of someone going through immense emotional pain.  I say “honor” because it is not everyday … Continue reading

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My Experience, “On the Air!”

  On June 7th , I had the blessing of being on the Christian TV Show, Atlanta Live!  The previous several days we got to spend time with some of our favorite people and do a small retreat.  As the … Continue reading

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Making it Through One Day at a Time with Depression

Usually, when I woke up in the morning, it was as if everything was black, I had no desire to do anything let alone even get out of bed.  As a believer, I would call out, “help Jesus, please help!” … Continue reading

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The Addict’s Choices Part 2

    The Addict’s Choices Part 2  Here are a couple of excerpts from  John’s new book: This is not a book for the faint-hearted.  It reflects the heart and sin-choices of an addiction-riddled hurting man. pg 154 All things that sparkle … Continue reading

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Sally’s Journey with Biblical Counseling

In 1998 I traveled to Germany to be on a church planting team in Hamburg Germany.  I was single at the time and  had suffered with various bouts of depression for on and off 15 years.  Through truly Christ -centered … Continue reading

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