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PTSD, Abuse and HOPE!

God loves to heal women sexually abused as children, who often develop PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Are you among them? Do you know someone who is? First, let’s get real: Two Truths 1. You are not alone. 2. There is hope. Tragically, among the deepest crises is sexual abuse. It sickens the soul and […]

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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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Hope in a Disaster

Flip on the Weather Channel and what do I see: forest fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, storm surges, bizzards, floods and my latest “favorite”: the polar vortex that froze Florida and kept my family and kitties snuggly at home for three straight days. These natural disasters — or “acts of God” in insurance parlance — are in truth. . .crises. Faced […]

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Hope for a Serious Illness

A health crisis undoes a woman. Whether the woman or a loved one has the serious illness, she may ask, “What did I do to deserve this?” She feels anger and confusion and despair, all rooted in fear. The fear of invasive tests, the fear of bad news, even the fear of God’s disfavor. Have […]

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God’s Healing for Divorce

 Crisis. The word buckles the knees.  Divorce, financial loss, serious illness, sexual abuse, substance abuse, domestic violence, identity theft — these and many more befall the unsuspecting woman, who already has hurts and needs hope. Now. your knees, doesn’t it? Are you in a crisis? Can you name it? A Personal Story My parents divorced […]

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Overcoming Your Crisis

Today begins a month’s series on crisis and how to overcome in God’s strength. From divorce to financial ruin, teenage rebellion to sexual abuse, natural disaster to imprisonment — such crises are a normal part of life, normal and painful, and God-help-me prayers. The English word crises comes from the Greek krisis, meaning “a decision […]

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7 Minutes to a Mind Makeover!

Would you like a complimentary almost-published ebook? It’s titled 7 Minutes to a Mind Makeover: Creating a Focused Life of Calm and Contentment and it’s almost finished. What I need: Your feedback. What you get: The ebook for free! The goal is making this ebook a great tool for women who want to change their thoughts […]

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