Monthly Archives: November 2016

Brokeness is the Door to Our Father’s Heart
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Brokeness is the Door to Our Father’s Heart

The very thing we are afraid of, our brokenness, is the door to our Father’s heart. –Paul Miller That is the opening line in the first chapter of Ann Voskamp’s new book, The Broken Way: A Daring Path into the Abundant Life. Doesn’t this book sound like me?! I am pondering every bit of it. […]

An Idea to See Into One’s Past
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An Idea to See Into One’s Past

Just an idea. I have never put this idea into practice yet. I’m not even sure of the practics of how to do this idea yet. But I thought it was worthy to pass on and I do plan on adding this to my coaching opportunities. There is something here. Again, I’ve got to give […]

Daring God
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Daring God

Daring here is not an adjective of God. Here it is a verb. Do you ever dare God? Would you ever dare God? Are you brave enough to dare God? I dare you to. [Tweet “I dare you to dare God.”] Forrest Gump is a real person. His real name is Jimbo Meador. I know […]

A Certain Faith is Not Brave
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A Certain Faith is Not Brave

The struggle of living a life of faith is real! Yes, I know my identity in Christ. I know the grace that is ever present in my life. This I have also learned–I must live in vulnerability to grow my faith. Yes, there is that word again. Vulnerability. I cannot repeat myself enough because I […]

Another List to Help You Know if Your Other is Actually Going to Change This Time
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Another List to Help You Know if Your Other is Actually Going to Change This Time

I’ve been coaching a great young lady through a relationship. She has really tried to make it work. She has contorted herself quite a bit to make it work (against my coaching). The relationship nearly ended last March but some decisions were made to give them a “restart.” Then in September they nearly ended again […]

I Pray When I Don’t Know What To Do
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I Pray When I Don’t Know What To Do

So I pray often. It was out of my broken-heart over our very real race problems back in August that I came up with this: I sent the sentences into jail to our son. I wanted his opinion on it since he has such a hard time being dependent on anything. Shame and scarcity have […]

It is Finished, But Not Over
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It is Finished, But Not Over

Recently the semicolon has become a power symbol across popular culture. Utilized by survivors of trauma and mental illness as a sign of new beginnings, that the story is not over. What is a semicolon? Dictionary.com defines the semicolon as a punctuation mark (;) used to join two independent clauses in a sentence. Basically a […]

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