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Faith, freedom, God's Will, Resting in Christ, surrender

In Dependent Freedom

I used to think freedom was something expressed by independence—a liberation from anything which restricted you, but as I prepared to celebrate our country’s National Independence Day, another thought occurred to me. Are they really the same thing?  According to the definition, "independent" is defined as, “free from outside control; not depending on another’s authority;… Continue reading In Dependent Freedom

Faith, Grace, Heart Issues, Intentional growth

Battling Shame with Paper and Pen

I knew it wasn’t right, but I did it anyway. I knew what others would say and what they would think, but I did it anyway.  I had an affair with a married man.  I was that woman. The homewrecker. The woman looked upon with shame and disgust. I was the woman who ruined your… Continue reading Battling Shame with Paper and Pen

Faith

What’s With All The Waiting?

How do you keep despair from settling in when the doors you’re knocking on quickly shut or don’t open? How do you remain hopeful when you keep hearing “no?” Harder still, how do you continue looking forward when you don’t hear any response at all? I realize as I’ve been hanging out in this place… Continue reading What’s With All The Waiting?