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2020, Updates and Review

2020, Updates and Review

What a crazy ride 2020 has taken us all on! There is nothing quite like a pandemic in an election year to bring on anxiety, fear, and all sorts of other emotions. I pray that you and your loved ones are navigating these unprecedented times well and that God feels...

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Life Is Difficult—So How Shall We Live?

Life Is Difficult—So How Shall We Live?

Note: Part 2 of Mary's series "The Sibling Effect" will be coming in a few weeks. “Life is difficult.” At first glance, the first line of The Road Less Traveled wasn’t telling me anything I didn’t know.  But as I continued to read, I realized this book was going to...

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Disappointment: Opportunity for Gratitude

Disappointment: Opportunity for Gratitude

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love having a day set aside to focus on the things we are grateful for. It isn’t about gifts or shopping. Perhaps it is too much about food. LOL. This year, perhaps more than most, it seems especially important to practice...

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Boundaries: Can I Get an Amen?

Boundaries: Can I Get an Amen?

We don’t all struggle with boundaries in the same way.  Some of us have so many boundaries that it is difficult to be known and loved.  Others have so few boundaries that they can’t say no and are consequently spread really thin.  And sometimes we have boundaries, but...

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Whose Script are You Following?

Whose Script are You Following?

Psychological Script—"The social role or behavior appropriate to particular situations that an individual absorbs through cultural situations and associations with others” Oxford Languages The Stories Which Took Over My Life When I first realized I had attractions to...

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Grace Is the First Point of Truth

Grace Is the First Point of Truth

In 1986, in my living room, alone in the house, I grappled with a powerful call on my life that I knew was beyond anything I was equipped to do.  I wasn’t really regretting my prayer a few months before, “Lord, if you will show me what works, I want to be part of the...

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