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Lay down your burdens…

There is something about this time of year that seems to spread people thin. Whether it is finances, illnesses, family issues, or other burdens...well, they seem magnified during the holiday season with the frantic rush to get things done, show up to parties, and buy gifts (for most these days, this means trying to come up [...]

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A bone to pick at…

When we have an issue or problem with another, have you ever noticed how much easier it is to go to anyone but that person?  We can so easily turn each other into table talk as we pour another cup of coffee and dissect each other's issues, all while leaving the person at the center [...]

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Luckiest man alive…

*Introducing the other half of the warrior woman behind Shattered in Him... I happen to be the husband of a very talented, beautiful, and wonderful woman.  If you have spent any time at all reading her testimony, you know what a wounded warrior she is.   She has been fighting for her life since day one [...]

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Broken promises…

My husband reads everything I write, prays over it with me, and then leaves me silly comments. Bless his heart! After he read what I wrote about broken alabaster jars, he opened up to me and said, "You make me sound a little too wonderful. Maybe you should pray about opening up about how I [...]

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Getting up off the floor…

I took part in a book group* during a particularly challenging season when my past collided with my marriage and then collided with postpartum depression. In this group, I was able to connect with other ladies who were also experiencing a similar season for a variety of reasons. The premise of the group was to kick [...]