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The Opposite of Grief

What is the opposite of grief? Love is the opposite of fear. Peace and faith are the opposites of worry and anxiety. I think hope is the opposite of depression. When we practice love, peace, faith, and hope, they weave … Continue reading

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Taking Steps, Always Forward

I just took a huge step toward my future. I applied for a grant

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The Ugly Side of Honesty

Sometimes, honesty is hard. Sometimes, it’s really, really hard. I’ve been honest with you all along. I promise, every bit of uplifting and positive attitude has been real. It’s where I live. I’ve shared some of the tough times and … Continue reading

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Manna

I paid the bills today. This process of being open and honest as I walk this journey is painful. I want to be strong all the time, and I know God is worthy of all my faith and trust, but … Continue reading

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Gone-ness

There is a gone-ness. We shared everything. We were one. It seems we must have shared a heart and lungs and countless other essential things, because everyday, ordinary parts of myself don’t seem to work right these days. I know … Continue reading

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Wakening

I’m coming awake. Some days I don’t want to, but I’m coming awake. One thing God is waking me to is my true heart’s desires. A couple months ago, I had ideas about the direction my life would take, but … Continue reading

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Back for More

I haven’t been here in quite a while, and I’ve missed you. There were a couple things that I needed to work on and other (more fun) things had to be set aside for a while. Now it’s time to … Continue reading

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My Shield of Mustard Seed

Where is your shield? “In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.” ~ Ephesians 6:16 A number of years ago when I was in … Continue reading

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What do you seek?

I journal in spurts; always very early in the morning when my home is quiet and my time is mine to spend as I like. This time around it had been a while since my last entry. I’d had a … Continue reading

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It’s a Question of Grace

“It’s false doctrine which teaches God’s grace as continual forgiveness for continual sin… The grace that the Lord has given us is the power to walk by His Spirit.” ~ Rick Joyner, There Were Two Trees in the Garden “My … Continue reading

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