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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Dark Days and Comfort

Did you know that to comfort also means to strengthen? Did you know that a comfort is something that strengthens you? I definitely didn’t! I thought comfort was something that simply made you feel good, not something that was supposed … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: He trains my hands!

“Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who trains my hands for war, and my fingers for battle;” – Psalm 144:1 I have a friend who is a military/war buff.  He signed up on 9/11, and he loves to serve his … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Brokenness

Have you felt the pain inflicted by the Lord? — “He said to him the third time, ‘…do you love Me?’” (John 21:17)  Have you ever felt the pain, inflicted by the Lord, at the very center of your being, … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Who Are You?

In the 1987 Robocop flick, there is a scene that resonates in my mind to this very day. In it, one of the criminals who killed Officer Murphy (who is now Robocop) is knocking over a gas station. Robocop shows … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: The Time In Between

When my divorce happened, I was initially in a state of shock and denial. I thought, “any day now, she’s gonna wake up, realize what she’s doing, and we can get into counseling and move through this!” I thought for … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: The Power of A Moment!

So, a friend reminded me that sometimes people, like myself, don’t have time to read as much as I lay down.  =)  In light of that, I’m going to try for a shorter post here. The title of this takes … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Pain!

Pain! In our culture, pain is a thing to be avoided. We take medications to avoid pain, entertain ourselves to ignore pain, drink to drown pain, eat to suppress pain, and many other ways of turning away pain. When someone … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: The Truth That Changes Things…

You know, when I thought of this blog post, it was merely because a friend’s post had spurred me to think again. =) Apparently, she’s good at that! Still, today, I have been reminded of the immense need for such … Continue reading

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It is not good for man to be alone…but he can be content in loneliness!

This posting is somewhat of a response posting but not really.  The other day, a friend of mine posted on her blog regarding contentment.  In relation to that, she made the point of being content in the Lord alone.  Here … Continue reading

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