Difficult Circumstances and 10 Life-Transforming Lessons

“This was a difficult but good session,” my therapist emphasized. “I want you to take a moment to breathe, then tuck this away until our next session.” My trauma therapist,…

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When Pressed by Life’s Circumstances, Trust the Loving Savior’s Promises

The Gemcutter is meticulous At His craft. He has been the Master Craftsman As far into His past as He can see: An eternity. He sees the rough stones And…

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Shame Proclaims “I’m Bad”—God Declares “I’m Beloved”

Shame tucked away in the greyscale, jagged nooks and crannies of my mind, I ruminated over the stupid questions I asked during the staff meeting. Making myself as small as…

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Weddings, Wine and Wondrous Works. Are You in Need of a Miracle?

Arriving in Cana after a long journey, Jesus was eager for rest and reunion, miracles not yet in manifestation. His disciples, filled with both curiosity and anxious anticipation, joined Jesus…

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