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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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I Don’t Want to Adult

Today marks 2 years since my last admission ended… Major medication changes… It took many months to get to the right combo but it was well on its way… I had to trust my psych that he knew what he was doing…  With God it’s the same thing… I have to trust Him… Picture a …

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Hello God… It’s About Time

Hello God – Integrity

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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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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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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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Out of the Blue

I’m finding that the brain is still such a mystery… ok – not a big surprise really – but still… just when I thought I was starting to understand and maybe gain a bit of control… WHAM!! Suicidal thoughts come out of the blue…. I was driving with friends and the car slid a bit …

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Changing Gears

The private therapy session I had today was excellent…  She explained that the mind has three states,  or as I like to think,  gears…  The first gear is survival…  Your brain senses a threat, perceived or real and quickly decides to either freeze,  fight or fly to avoid the danger.  The second gear is excitement,  …

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