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The peak of healing

Scars tell a story. No matter what they are from, they show something intimate, something that nothing else is able to show. They show something in your past, something that you had gone through. I know alot of people become ashamed of them, trust me, I have been there. I …

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They Deserve Better

“Lord, please help me see these people the way You do.” What a dangerous prayer. I often like to hide behind walls and let my own prejudices get in the way when it comes to the poor. However, when it comes down to it- they are my brothers and sisters. …

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A gift in the snow

Its snowing outside, and people are complaining: “The roads are going to be to icy, My skin gets really dry. its so dark in the mornings and evenings. This season is a season of broken bones and death. The ice is so dangerous.” The list goes on. My family and …

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Time to Let Go

I sometimes think that if we all lived carefree lives, it might not be so bad. I mean we live by our schedules to maintain order in our lives, but too often it works just opposite of that. When we try to fit too many things in our day, we …

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What do we have?

Here we are. What do we have? Gotta honestly say the last week was a little tough for me. I got really sick on the weekend, and it took me what seemed like forever to get my strength back. Now, a week later I finally feel like myself again.  Almost.  …

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The Reality of All Things

Sometimes in life, things don’t go the way you hoped. Maybe a friend died, you were challenged with your identity, given up on your faith, or lost a part of you that you couldn’t live without. But this is how life must be. It is these things that I myself …

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Time For What Matters

I’d be lying if I didn’t say it has been a tough week for me. The Christmas season is supposed to be about joy and hope, and I can feel anything but. She passed away a few months ago and I can’t stop thinking about her, and sometimes the pain …

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Opening the Cage

Over the last three years, I have given up on faith, actually I had given up on everything. I decided that there wasn’t a God because if there was I wouldn’t be suffocating by all of the pain and stuffering that was dropped on me. I was convinced that if …

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Strength to Fly

I found this story in a book I was reading the other day and found it so inspirational that I decided to share it on here. I invite you to really meditate on its meaning and apply it to your own life! A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. …

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No talk, just love

This past summer I went on a missions trip to Campinas, Brazil with my church. I am going to be completely honest… I was terrified. I was scared of so much about the trip, yet I still felt God telling me I needed to go on the trip. Going into …

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