Category Archives: Addiction & Recovery

The Best Deal Ever

But for you who welcome the Spirit of Christ, in Whom God dwells—even though you still experience all the limitations of sin—you yourself experience life on God’s terms. ‭‭Romans‬ ‭8:10 ‭MSG‬‬ Good Friday! Good News! God sent His Son and brought … Continue reading

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Is Why Ok?

…Is it ok to ask: Why is this happening? Why isn’t God doing something about this? Why can’t I make it different? Why does that other person’s life seem so easy? Why me? David and I are reading a book … Continue reading

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Examining My Heart

King David seemed to have great assurance of his heart’s loyalty and purity. He even asked God to test him and see that he was unlike the ungodly: “Examine me, and probe my thoughts!  Test me, and know my (anxious) … Continue reading

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and when you don’t see change…

Free will means life has choices. Choices mean consequences. And consequences are hard to watch. Especially when someone’s bad decisions affect you. The whole process can be heart-wrenching from the outside. It’s always easier to see another’s mis-steps and how … Continue reading

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Pride

It lurks around the corner, sneaking up and tripping me when I least expect it. Pride the base of all sin is usually easier to see in someone else, while it’s staring back in the mirror. Not too long ago … Continue reading

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Dys-function-al

A sweet older lady recently complimented me on our large family saying, “It’s so nice to see a family that’s not dysfunctional these days.”  I nearly burst out laughing because we have not been the model family and we definitly are … Continue reading

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A Plunder of Blessings

“The LORD caused the Egyptians to look favorably on the Israelites, and they gave the Israelites whatever they asked for. So they stripped the Egyptians of their wealth!” ‭‭Exodus‬ ‭12:36‬ ‭NLT‬‬ I was reading Exodus and realized, too many Christian … Continue reading

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