God’s Comfort in Difficult Times

In 2005, I fell off a bike and had a traumatic brain injury that included two subdural hematomas. I had surgery for this injury for which they say the majority of people die and those that live, struggle with horrible headaches, severe depression and other problems. By the grace of God and love of many, […]

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Being God-Clingy

I am filled with funny stories of my humanity. Sometimes it’s so difficult to be a human – truly human and truly alive. The great thing is God is strong in our weakness. Isaiah 40:29 says: “He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless” (NLT). Two years ago, I spent some time […]

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Craving For A Father

  Jesus tells us, “If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good, gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him” (Matthew 7:11). Are you thankful for a good father or do you feel grief and loss over the dreams […]

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Heart of a Lion, Gentleness of a Butterfly

As I travel for work and my ministry, I have been studying the Scriptures on schemes and brutal assaults on God’s beloved. There is so much more going on behind the scenes of our lives than most of us can comprehend. Satan is on the attack for those who are image bearers of God. Take […]

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Unexpected Betrayal and Forgiveness

I recently took an incredible trip to the Appalachian Mountains. As I was listening to the wind in the leaves and the pine needles, I was in awe of this beautiful day on a winding mountain path. The view of the mountains was beyond stunning, bathed in brilliant sunlight with a dusting of snow. I […]

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Cultivating God’s Love in a Broken World

At times we may be forced to our knees in our vulnerability. Life is precious like a fragile wildflower. To love life means to love our vulnerability as we reach out and ask for care, support guidance and love. We must remember to capture these moments of our weakness and allow ourselves to dwell in […]

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Cultivating Hope in the Midst of Depression

As Christians we are told at Christmas that this should be the happiest time of the year — a time of joy with grateful family, colleagues and friends. Yet, for some of us this is sadly not the case. In my work with Christians in a private practice and then in my ministry I began […]

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HEALING FROM THE WOUNDS OF ABORTION

For the past 20 years I have intentionally plunged myself into studying spiritually and psychologically two areas that I desperately needed healing from: the wounds from sexual abuse and the wounds after the trauma of abortion. It has taken incredible wisdom from godly saints. By the grace and love of God, I am astonished to […]

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