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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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Job’s Story and My Integrity

There once was a man named Job who lived in the land of Uz. He was blameless—a man of complete integrity. Satan had been going to and forth over the earth (and he still does this today). God and he talk and Job comes up in the conversation…. So God says I give you permission …

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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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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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A Tomato And Mental Health

 I was tending to my little garden, a hopeful success this summer (I usually kill anything). As I was working my way down to my tomato plants – I saw it! My first tomato! (and yes I know there are more in the picture). What makes this little tomato so special was a reflection on how 1, …

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Learning to Learn & Coconuts

God’s will… something as a Christian I strive to do… I really do want to… I try to seek out His plan for me… and then when I think I have it – I try to do it… and many times fail. As someone with mental health issues it can be very overwhelming. My anxiety …

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Not Always or Every & God Sees

BPD people want to be needed. How I dealt with this.

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Buster Keaton, Brother Lawrence & Popcorn

January 9. 2017 Sometimes it seems like nothing goes wrong and I have a perfect day… key work SOMETIMES – usually scant and far a few (where did that saying from come – far a few?) I’m usually good at seeing the bigger things in life – the trees in the forest – and mostly …

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