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How Healthy is Your Imagination?


Be strong and very courageous…Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful (Joshua 1:6a,7). If someone could look inside your mind, what would they find? Would […]

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You Might be a Love Junkie


Are you addicted to love? Have you settled for an unhealthy relationship even though you know better? Do you hop from one unhealthy relationship to another? You might be a love junkie. As tempted as I am to do my own “love junkie” rendition of Jeff Foxworthy’s humorous slur, You Might be a Redneck, I’ll […]

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Mount St. Christy


The other day I wrote about how God knit my heart together with John on January 28, 1998. This single revelation is what has kept us together when times got tough. Before we got married I thought John was perfect. We’ll never argue, I thought. The bliss of love kept me smothered in romantic ignorance… […]

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4 Secret Weapons to Preventing Bitterness

bitterness destroys the soul

Did you know bitterness is a poison? Bitterness not only affects our emotions, but left untreated, the toxins produced by bitterness eventually seep into our body as well. Resentment can cause all kinds of physical ailments. In her book, Who Switched Off My Brain? Controlling Toxic Thoughts and Emotions, Dr. Caroline Leaf reports, “A massive […]

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‘O Skinny Tree


‘O Skinny Tree He will take great delight in you. He will quiet you with his love. He will rejoice over you with singing (Zephaniah 3:17). Oh, how I love the sparkle of the holidays! When Christmas comes around, decking the halls of my home with the aura of the season is a spiritual experience. […]

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Erase & Replace


We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ (2Cor 10:5).   Sobbing, I dialed my Al-Anon sponsor’s number. Between sniffles I told her the horrible things my husband screamed at me. “Why won’t he cherish me?” […]

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