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You Knit Motherhood

Starving for Christmas

Noses press against storefront windows
and gawk. We watch stars stuff our sorrow
into glib sayings and sitcom outcomes.

But, in truth,
streets still bustle with beggars,
desperate hands outstretched.

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Inked Hope

Inked Hope: Self Harm

I was chained to a demon
past that roared and laughed
at all attempts to write a new story. You took the pen from my hand, rewrote my story with your love.

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Spiritual Heart Check

Spiritual Heart Check: Testimony

Kathy thought she was alone in her out of control anger. She cried out for help and her life would never be the same. God taught Kathy how to turn away from sin and turn towards his love for her. Hear her testimony of transformation, and join us for discussion at 7 pm on godly ways to deal with anger and any other emotion that feels out of control.

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depression aired out

Poetry Hope for Depression

Depression also shuts down all avenues for fresh thought and truth to enter our souls. When I am in a pattern of fear, anger, doubt, worry, I stop what I am doing and get outside.

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Compassion for Old Hands

Rocking Chair Healer

I came to mend broken boards on a porch–just being neighborly–and found my own clay restoredwithin your arthritic hands. “Lemonade, dear.” Your voice, a windchime in the quietbreeze, drew me away fromthe incessant ding of my fast-paced phone. So much […]

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Open the door to truth

Prophetic Inspiration: Words to Embrace

And we have the prophetic word more fully confirmed, to which you will do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts, knowing […]

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Redeem This Day

For You have delivered my soul from death, and my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of life. Psalm 49:15 Turning My Page Tomorrow is an anniversary no one in my family wants to […]

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Suicide Didn't Diminish Worth

Suicide CSI

When the dust settles on the grave,the investigation begins. Dust for prints,who’s to blame? Check every angle of motiveand spend countless hours of speculation. None of it resurrects you. No matter how often thought follows lead, the factsremain concrete. I […]

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Suicide Hotline

National Suicide Hotline

If you or a loved one are in immediate danger, call the National Suicide Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or go to the website at  SuicidePreventionLifeline.org.