Category Archives: coping

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Mental Health with Prudence

When I am in the middle of a mental health battle everything can and usually does seem wrong – bad – against me – nothing is going right and “NEVER” will again… and we all know that this is bunk when we are at the other side of the battle…  The battles are dark and potentially …

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My Temple & Talk with God Today

Eze 44:5–8 Take careful note of the procedures for using the Temple’s entrances and exits. 6 And give these rebels, the people of Israel, this message from the Sovereign LORD: O people of Israel, enough of your detestable sins! 7 You have brought uncircumcised foreigners into my sanctuary—people who have no heart for God. In this way, …

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Not So Perfect Just Like Me

One easy mental health issue to constantly deal with, and actually for many people, is self-worth… Since childhood I have read and been taught all the big stories in the Bible… Joseph and his coat of many colors… Moses dramatically rescuing the Israelites… David… Who can forget David and Goliath! And then there are the …

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GodTube

I decided to sit and read a book by one of my favorite authors, Grace Livingston Hill, so I put YouTube on with a song list on and settled in… Music – check! Book – check! Snack and something to drink – check check!! Dog tucked in under blanket and snuggled in – check Ready to …

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The Faith of a Child

Jesus said we need to have the faith of a child… Matt 19:14  Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Mark 10:15 Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child …

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O God, I Beg Two Favours

From a devotional: Prov 30:7-8  O God, I beg two favors from you; let me have them before I die.   First, help me never to tell a lie.  Second, give me neither poverty nor riches! Give me just enough to satisfy my needs.  Psalms 23… I shall not want…also comes to mind… A clean slate… A new year… …

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God and Paul are Punny

God definitely has a sense of humor… How else can you explain the duck-billed platypus? In Philemon Paul talks about Onesimus who needs to be accepted after he had fallen out of grace… Philemon is challenged by Paul to set an example both as a man and brother in Christ…  And then Paul lightens the atmosphere he …

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Integrity How To Lesson

INTEGRITY… My new theme idea, goal, challenge, blue chip at CR… So what is integrity? This word that God has laid strongly on my heart? Definition of Integrity: “The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness.” “S/he is known to be a person of integrity S/he is known to be a …

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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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