Category Archives: confidence

Nudges

My sweet pooch, Ivory, would love to play outside all day except on really raining days… Unfortunately for her she needs to be with someone to watch her and my life gets in her way… But when it’s time to do what must be “done” she gives me a nudges with her nose and until …

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Love and Like and Billy Graham

There have been days where I have loved some people but not liked them… my love doesn’t shrink… As I watch from a distance my heart sorrows for them… From today’s devotions: “Loving God and living fully for Him are not necessarily synonymous…” I’m human… imperfect… I still have a piece of that fruit stuck …

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If Only

I’m currently doing the 12-step program Celebrate Recovery offers. It’s actually my third time. Every time I do there’s always something more that God can work on with me. We’re dealing with the lesson on POWERLESS – an acrostic on how we really need to depend on God and for God’s help with the issue… …

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Underneath the trappings we’re decaying

Revelations and Mental Health

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Reality vs Thoughts

It’s easy to write from this side of the screen and have ideological thoughts about how life is lived and everything is peachy-keen and then get up from the keyboard and have life smack me right in the face… Now to those people who know me in real life… say, laugh, raise your eyebrows, look …

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Mental Health and Faith

One of my all time favorite pastors is Chuck Swindoll… He preaches with humor and eloquence, love and truth while showing me who God really, that God He loves me and then Chuck guides me to know God better… In a recent email Chuck talks about endearing faith… And it’s totally CR (to me at …

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For Such a Time as This, Ester & CR

The book of Ester reads more like a fairytale than any other books of the Bible… there is a beautiful Queen, King, hero and a villain… but twisted plot where God shows himself… It’s a good read… Queen Ester  But this story isn’t a fairytale… It’s real life… I’ll skip to a later part in …

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Routines, Jesus & Spirals

My Christian routine has been off lately… Hubby retired, living in a new place, family needs… new commitments, times of sharing with friends, other personal trials… oh – don’t forget that I still deal with Mental Health Issues – and the cherry on the top – a brain injury… (the coconut – ADHD) I NEED …

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Carved on Human Hearts

2 Corinthians 3:3 Clearly, you are a letter from Christ showing the result of our ministry among you. This “letter” is written not with pen and ink, but with the Spirit of the living God. It is carved not on tablets of stone, but on human hearts. (NLT) People who have Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) …

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Omission & Stigma

Omission… not saying something when you know you should have… It comes at the moment you realize you need to stand up and respond, even when if weren’t asked, and decide not to. Keeping silent is just as wrong as a person who committed or said or doing something wrong…  This is called an omission …

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