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Holy Sweat of Godly Habits

Habits. Without them, life as you know it would be impossible. You’d need to relearn how to dress, eat, drive a car–even how to make coffee. Gasp! Poor habits harm us. Consider the habit of drinking a 12-pack of beer daily. Or the habit of turning to ice cream when you feel sad or angry, […]

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HELP: I Need Grace!

How I need grace! You too? The next few weeks, let’s discover your true identity in Christ. For starters, a believer in Jesus is a saint! Yes, you still sin. Yet God calls you a saint — all because of Jesus. How cool is that. My Bad I used to think I had my ducks […]

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Counseling Women Abused as Kids

“Counseling Women Abused as Kids” was first published at Biblical Counseling Center, where I serve as Communications Director. Despite parents’ best efforts, sometimes sex abusers hurt children. The effects can last a lifetime. Women respond to being sinned against in different ways. Listen to these Christian women’s struggles. A 30-year-old shares that during her teens, […]

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God’s Real FREEDOM for You!

God’s real freedom for you: Jesus, your hope. . . your life. . . your love. . . your all. For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another,” Galations 5:13, ESV As you celebrate freedom this Fourth of July, with fireworks […]

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Overcome Difficult Emotions? 1.0

Do you want to overcome difficult emotions? Who doesn’t?! Your difficult emotions – and your happy-joy-love-hope ones too – communicate important information to you. This is wonderful: As you grasp their meanings, you can begin to overcome difficult emotions. Emotions Say Something Important Emotions result from your thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes. Try to hear the […]

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God Makes U Beautiful :-)

See the end of this post for a link to the Divine Makeover basket giveaway! Beautiful. Every girl wants to hear it. You. Are. Beautiful. In her latest book, Divine Makeover: God Makes You Beautiful, author Sharla Fritz shows teen girls and young women what to wear, what not to wear, and how to accessorize for […]

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Your Heavenly Father Loves You. . .

  . . .even when your dad hurts you. May I introduce you to Karen Rabbitt? She wrote Trading Fathers: Forgiving Dad, Embracing God, a memoir of her journey from brokenness to wholeness. It reveals the sexual abuse she experienced at four years old at the hand of her father. The abuse, the mixed messages, […]

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