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Healing a Relationship With Yourself and With God While Navigating the Trauma of Spiritual Abuse

For the last several years I’ve been on a personal spiritual journey. I’ve been discovering what I believe and why I believe what I do. Spurred on by finding myself frustrated by different difficult situations in my church community, I found myself broken and questioning. I don’t yet have all the answers that I am… Continue reading Healing a Relationship With Yourself and With God While Navigating the Trauma of Spiritual Abuse

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Happy, Mother’s Day…

Happy, Mother’s Day…To some, like me, Mother’s day is a day of happiness and celebrations. Some of us feel surrounded by love on Mother’s Day. We have wonderful mothers and grandmothers and are blessed with great children. That is not the case for everyone. Some people view Mother’s Day as a painful reminder of loss.… Continue reading Happy, Mother’s Day…

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The Best Way to Prevent Bankruptcy

1 Corinthians 13:1-3 speaks about what happens when things are done without love… If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have… Continue reading The Best Way to Prevent Bankruptcy

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Happy Valentine’s Day Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

Ever since I learned this sonnet in high school for a play I was in I’ve loved it. For some odd reason, at random times I find myself reciting it in my head.   It is such a beautiful poem about the long-lasting effects of love despite the passing of time.  Happy Valentine’s day from… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

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All We Need Is Love, Love Is All We Need

“Your LOVE for one another will PROVE to the world that you are my disciples.” John 13:35 Not your political partyNot your level of conservativenessNot your pro-life stanceNot the color of your tieNot the length of your skirtNot the placement of your side partYour LOVE will prove you’re following Christ. I would love for you… Continue reading All We Need Is Love, Love Is All We Need

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Happy Mother’s Day 2020

Happy, Mother’s Day… to those who are Mothers 💐 to those who are Mothers to be💐 to those who lost Mothers💐 to those Mothers who have lost children💐 to those women who are step mother’s 💐 to those women who longing to be Mothers💐 to those women with difficult Mother relationships💐 to those women with… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day 2020

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The Crashing Ocean Waves of Grief

One year ago, in the courtyard garden of the Spaulding Hospital Cambridge, I sat crying under this beautiful tree. One of my favorite people had just passed away. It’s hard to believe that an entire year has already gone by. 🌸 I miss her all the time! I think of her often. Whether it’s because… Continue reading The Crashing Ocean Waves of Grief

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Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

When I was in high school I learned this sonnet for a play I was in.  I’ve loved it ever since. For some odd reason, at random times I find myself reciting it. It is such a beautiful poem about the long-lasting effects of love despite the passing of time. I love this sonnet so… Continue reading Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare