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I was so young when my world flipped. I didn't understand and couldn't comprehend the hurt. My dad passed in such a traumatic way for a 12 year old to understand or even to imagine. I'm not sure I was looking for a father when I accepted Jesus to be my Savior,...read more
Before I went sober, I worked a job where they wanted me to stock alcohol several times a week. I saw many different alcohols and always thought how much I wanted to try this one and that one. I’m not kidding you, it was helping feed my addiction.
I was friends with people who invited me to go to places with them and drink. I willingly gave myself permission to drink when I was with those people and at those places. I fed my addiction by the influence of others and the places I wentread more
I had been an outgoing, happy child. That changed when my
father died, and I became a hurt and confused child.read more
"And he’ll huff and he’ll puff,’til he blows the house down. " Is your “door” strong enough to withstand the attacks of the evil one? It wasn’t until the “little pigs” made a brick house with a strong door that the wolf could no longer destroy. The picture of...read more
There is such joy in seeing God work. It validates faith. It solidifies His reality. It gives joy. Each day will evidence God working in your life if you look for it. This past month has been hugely busy on things we'd never expected to be doing again as seniors:...read more
Some may remember President Reagan?s comment from years ago: ?Mr. Gorbachev, tear down these walls.? The people of East Berlin had been long isolated from business, life, friends and family. Now was the time for the walls to come down and communication to begin ?...read more
Are Happiness, Joy and Contentment unreachable goals? What are they and how are they defined? Often considered synonyms, they do have nuances of difference. Happiness: The overall statement that contains elements of joy and contentment but based most accurately on...read more
Dependability: the character of being steady, reliable, trustworthy Most employers are desiring dependable employees. Relationships are crying for dependable nurturing. Hearts are hurting because they are not seeing success and dependability in themselves, reducing...read more
You know hurricanes have the speed of the storm or the peace of the eye. Where are you? I woke up this morning thankful for a new day. It was another grey day but when circumstances in life are swirling, each precious day still has potential for greatness. A family...read more
?You may think you are in control, but ultimately you?re not.? This statement shocked our friend a bit; but, dear ones, we may have plans, but always and forever God is in control. How often have you been with others that say they like to be in control? The other day...read more