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Write Where You Hurt

Write Where You Hurt

Wouldn’t you like a valuable tool to help you heal? A tool that helps you uncover truths and connect dots? If the thought of journaling unnerves you, no worries. You can draw or doodle bits of your story. I’ll give you a prompt in a moment. Did you know writing/drawing is healing? All you need […]

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How to Improve Your Emotions

How to Improve Your Emotions

Do you want better emotions? Who doesn’t?! This article first appeared at Biblical Counseling Center, where I’m on staff as a counselor and communication director.–Ed. Your difficult emotions like anger, fear, and sadness – and your happy-joy-love ones too – communicate important information to you. This is wonderful: As you grasp the meaning of your emotions and learn how […]

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4 Awesome Reasonsto Prayer-Walk

4 Awesome Reasons to Prayer-Walk!

Do you want decompress? When you prayer-walk, your peace and joy returns. Here’s why. Here’s how. Have you slumped through a day when everything seemed wrong? Maybe you got a pay cut, or your computer crashed, or the pet barfed on the carpet. You’ve had up to your eyebrows with the pressure of stress, and […]

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1 Thing Every Friend Needs

The one thing every friend needs is. . .someone who accepts our messiness and loves us in the messy. Let’s be honest. Friendships scare us. Friendships meet a God-given need for relationship, so why do few women make friends as easily as my college-aged daughter Julia? She collects friends like shiny pennies. She and her friends […]

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How to Help a Divorced Christian

Divorce is a bottomless well. It undoes the Christian woman divorced by her husband. It confuses the kids too. Friends sometimes scatter. When Mr. and Mrs split, all relationships change but one. God loves you — divorced and broken. He loves your ex too. Some folks in church may compound the pain of divorce. Tragic. While the […]

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