Have You Suffered?

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It started when I was eight years old. I remember making fun of a boy in my class. He and his friends followed me from school that day. I only made it half-way home before they grabbed me. The pack of three of them took turns pushing and spinning me between them. Dizzy, I stumbled. Fell. There Continue Reading

Need Change?

Proverbs 3 Proverbs 3:7 says, "Don't be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the LORD and turn your back on evil. 8 Then you will gain renewed health and vitality. I'm blogging a little less often these days – one to two times a week – mainly because I'm trying to clearly establish life Continue Reading

How To Ruin Your Marriage…

For some reason, this morning when I read Proverbs 17, I was remembering years past, when my husband would travel frequently for work. He travels some now, but it's nothing like it used to be, leaving on Sunday night and returning Friday evening. I smiled when I remembered how brusque and short he Continue Reading

Too Many Friends…

Like nearly every other secular teen girl at the time, my heart ached to be someone else. We scoped each other out and measured ourselves against what we saw. So-and-so's long, curly, flowing, hair emulated perfection. Another's parents' money dressed her in the latest fashion (which the time Continue Reading

But I Feel So Alone…

"Is this my lot in life? To forever have sorrow and pain as my companions? Will I never have the joy and peace promised me because of my husband's sin?" My friend wept and I honestly didn't know what to say to her. The man she trusted her heart to so many years prior seemed to actively choose the Continue Reading