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Your Best Anti-Fear Weapon

When your knees shimmy like Jello and your palms get clammy with fear, the best thing is to remember two truths. The truth of who God is. The truth of who you are in Christ. Here’s a story of fear to faith. A Story of Fear Lisa (not her real name) had three huge fears: thunderstorms, bees, and […]

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Self-Injury: Want to Stop Forever?

What is self injury? Why would anyone do it? How do you stop? If you or someone you know has purposely hurt herself, she has self-injured. Most people avoid pain, people who intentionally hurt themselves may believe it is necessary and normal. “In fact, like a diabetic giving herself an injection, it can feel like […]

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What God Says About Self Care!

With self care, a woman flourishes. Yet we women often stumble into a dangerous trap: self neglect. When you neglect yourself, it’s tough to be the mom-friend-worker-wife God desires. You may become anxious, angry, moody, and self-absorbed. You may also become physically and spiritually weak. Self care is taking care of yourself emotionally, physically, intellectually, and […]

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Don’t Make This Counseling Mistake

I made a monster counseling mistake . . . as a counselee. My mistake? Assumptions! I wrongly assumed a Christian counselor would counsel according to the truths of the Bible. Before continuing, may I say this? There are wise Christian counselors trained as professional state-licensed counselors who counsel hurting people with the gospel of Christ. Perhaps […]

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How to Be Free of Any Addiction

Isn’t it true some addictions look harmless? Yet anything that enslaves you harms you. Thank God, He empowers you to overcome an addiction. Hard work helps. Workaholism harms. Eating good food — delicious. Eating for comfort — no good. Clothing your kids in cute outfits rocks. A shopping addiction hurts. Karrie’s story Driving her minivan to […]

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