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Entries tagged "forgiveness"

October 9th 2014
Adventure is doing something you've never done before without expectations or a plan. It's my first international mission trip and it's... READ MORE
July 27th 2014
"Life isn't about the mistakes you make, it's about what you do next." - Lee McFarland at National Community Church Failure is... READ MORE
June 21st 2014
"Life is pain because we expect it to go differently," says a beautiful zen Buddhist priest sitting in front of... READ MORE
April 19th 2014
I lost my Happy.  It seems to have taken a sabbatical and it's really affecting my life. Happy's nemesis, Worry, has been... READ MORE
February 7th 2014
I know all of the things that are wrong with me.      I have a history of regret in my... READ MORE
July 1st 2012
When was the last time you forgave yourself?  As children, we're taught we have to forgive others for what they do... READ MORE
April 22nd 2011
    As a Christian, I've heard the words 'garbage in, garbage out' most of my life. Usually it was a pastor... READ MORE
August 27th 2010
When I was growing up, every night my family of 6 would sit around our dinner table and pray for... READ MORE
July 23rd 2010
by Jennifer My name is Jennifer. I also hate my body. That is, I hate my body until I REMEMBER. Let me explain…... READ MORE
July 22nd 2010
Watching little girls run through a sprinkler on a hot summer day in adorable pink bathing suits with no shame... READ MORE
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The Loss of My First Love
December 21, 2015
December 2004.  Sacramento, California. Freshly divorced. Adoption day.   Your foster mom brought you over. We watched you intently. You took in
The Secrets of Letting Go
August 26, 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she
No More Should-ing On Myself
July 7, 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even
Struggling With Purpose
June 13, 2015
The breeze blows through big open windows rustling the white drapes. The oppressive heat hasn’t fully arrived yet
As You Are. Not As You Should Be.
April 21, 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.
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