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Starve your Addiction

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 went

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Reinventing Myself

I had been an outgoing, happy child. That changed when my

father died, and I became a hurt and confused child.

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Wolf at the Door

  "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 the...

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Look For God’s Work

Look For God’s Work

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:...

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Tear Down the Walls

Tear Down the Walls

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 ?...

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Happiness, Joy and Contentment

Happiness, Joy and Contentment

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...

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Dependability

Dependability

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...

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The Eye or the Storm?

The Eye or the Storm?

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...

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So You Think You Are In Control

So You Think You Are In Control

?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...

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Vacuous or Victorious

You want to live a victorious life but waste it on things which are vacuous? My eyes were glazed and my lids heavy. After spending a couple of hours watching TV with my hubby the other night, this $20,000 word popped into my mind. Although it was nice to sit next to...

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