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O To Be Loved; Truly Loved

In preparation for presenting at an upcoming workshop, I asked a few people from the WGA community:  “People coming to my workshop want to know how to love people as Jesus loves them.  What does it look like for you to be loved by the Church?” One woman’s response...

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Lessons Learned

Mark Twain once wrote, “Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at age 80 and gradually approach 18.” My grandchildren (3 of them) are in middle school. How is that possible? It seems like just yesterday I was there myself! How can we communicate how...

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WGA’s FUNdraiser: A Story Slam Event

This Saturday (September 22nd), WGA is hosting a FUNdraiser to help fund all of the various services and programs that we offer. We are having a Story Slam (think poetry slam, but with stories). We are expecting a fun night, hearing from 6 different story tellers who...

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The Cycle of Addiction: Compulsion

In my last two blogs, I introduced the sexual addiction cycle from Patrick Carnes, as shared in his book Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction. I shared about the first part of the addiction cycle, called preoccupation and some helpful things to consider...

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The Antidote to Heartsickness

When my kids were little, one of the TV  shows we all enjoyed together was Hee Haw.  Laughing together was good medicine for what ailed us—and a lot ailed us during those years.  I was just four months into a new marriage, when we got custody of my husband’s four...

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