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parenting an adult in crisis

Parenting an Adult in Crisis

Turning My Page Parenting an adult child is both a joy and full of landmines and challenges. Each stage of my children’s development has been a pleasure, and when my oldest reached for more independence, I loved watching him gain […]

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Faucet of Hope

Leaky Faucet of Hope

Jesus answered, “If you knew the gift of God and who is asking you for a drink, you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.” John 4:10 ESV I have been contemplating the ripple effect […]

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Reframing our Suffering

Reframing Suffering

Turning My Page: Reframing Suffering Reframing Suffering The portrait slumped in the back corner of the attic. Her head folded in resignation of neglect—abandoned. “A beginner’s musings,” I guessed, ready to dismiss my discovery. But something drew me to the […]

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Lean in to hope

Lean in to Hope

Have you ever contemplated the vast effect of those first moments with Jesus? Many lives have been changed over the centuries because one baby was born. Two thousand years later, men and women are still willing to lay down their lives for this child gifted by God to redeem us.

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Dream Bigger

Dream Bigger

This is God’s Word on the subject: “As soon as Babylon’s seventy years are up and not a day before, I’ll show up and take care of you as I promised and bring you back home. I know what I’m doing. […]

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Holiday Depression Survival Kit

No one plans on unwrapping depression during the holidays.

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” (Hebrews 11:1 KJV)

Depression is a gift not easily returned to a store.

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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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Suicide & Prevention Hotline

National Suicide Hotline

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