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Construct or Deconstruct

Construct or Deconstruct

I have a person in my life who has never understood how to give constructive criticism, without the constructive the criticism is destructive. I was anguished for years as I was emotionally damaged due to this situation. Once I learned to set boundaries, the healing...

The Key

The Key

Several years ago, I stood in the Crossville Wal-Mart, beside a clearance rack, where I had lost my solitary car key. A single car key amongst several racks of clothing needed to be found in seconds. My friend Sheliah and I had forty-five minutes to pick our children...

Love is Beautiful

Love is Beautiful

My friend Tama commented that my care for Mom was beautiful. I was surprised by her observation since the daily task of caregiving includes repeated reminders, assisting with bathroom needs, preparing meals, and constant supervision which seems less than beautiful.   ...

Choosing to Love and Forgive

Choosing to Love and Forgive

I’ve had times in my life when other’s words and actions caused me deep emotional pain and spiritual trauma. One such occasion occurred when people I loved and respected talked behind my back and formed opinions of me due to lies being told. My character was at stake...

New Chapter

Some ask God for a new word to live by each year. I’ve never made this a practice, but God has given me a new chapter to live by which is Psalm 26. Psalmist David asked God to judge Him. David knew he needed God’s judgment to walk in integrity and trust to keep from...

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