Category: Trauma

11:55 am | |

When the pain is severe …

When the pain is severe, the days turn to blurs. Laying in bed on a heating pad surrounded by my dogs and cats is my daily reality. I sleep countless

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9:26 pm | | Comments 2

God Uses Crises

Crises are opportunities to experience and know God to a degree and depth that you have never known before. -Tony Evans.  Based upon my experience with crises and trauma, I

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9:10 pm | |

I struggle with chronic pain

There, I said it. Right there in the title, something I’ve kept as a secret for years. Why? Why wouldn’t I share that? Because I am constantly on medication for

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2:29 pm | |

Hurt and Healing

“Don’t let the person who hurt your heart mess up the One sent to heal it! #letitgo”, Paula White.  2019, Paula White facebook fan page. Matthew 5:22 says that in

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1:39 am | |

Shelley Lubben: The good, bad, and ugly, Pt. III

Pt III – It’s time to heal. Wounded people wound other people. Most of us would be terrified if we had someone following us, recording every thing we did wrong,

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6:32 am | | Comment 1

Shelley Lubben: The good, bad and ugly, Part II

Part II: Wounds in need of healing. Ten symptoms that indicate wounds that are in need of being healed:  You avoid specific places. You avoid certain people. You have made

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9:31 am | | Comment 1

Shelley Lubben: the good, bad and ugly, Part I

Part I of III: Response to news of her death. This weekend marks the one week anniversary of the death of Shelley Lubben (1968-2019). To my knowledge, she was the

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12:51 pm | |

30 Days of Creative Practice

Happy Belated New Years! Sorry, this is my first post, but the struggle with depression has hindered my motivation to blog. Truth is that I’ve finally come to accept that

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12:31 pm | |

Thanks for my enemies!

In line with the challenge to post daily something that we are thankful for in November, I chose today, my enemies. Yep, you read that right and I sincerely mean

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Missionary Dating – Long Lasting Pain

One of the most tragic events we see happen today is when a believer has succumbed to the call of the world and returned back to the bondage from which

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