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I choose to blame him less

It’s been 3 years since he confessed hints of his infidelity over breakfast. Initially, I blamed him. I blamed his wandering eye. I blamed his callous disregard. I blamed his all-encompassing love for himself. And initially, I blamed his adultery for the ultimate destruction of our marriage. But now, years later, my heart has not…

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Harsh, unsolicited advice that lacks love and compassion. Ignorant, senseless assumptions that threaten to make your blood boil. Arrogant, hateful judgments that hurt your heart and bring tears to your eyes. Tactless, opinionated comments that cause the breath to expel loudly from your lungs. Unfortunately, social media is full of them, full of our keyboard-brave…

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Too opinionated. Click.

Too risqué. Click. Too negative. Click. Too boastful. Click. Too opinionated. Click. Too quarrelsome. Click. Too attention-seeking. Click. And because they don’t share our beliefs, because they don’t do things the way we would, we make judgments. And with the click of a mouse, we make a decision. We make a decision not to love…

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Bondage can be deceiving

Bondage can be deceiving.  It doesn’t always look like we think it will.  Bondage doesn’t always look like a cold, iron cuff clamped around our ankle with chain link after chain link leading to a heavy iron ball at the end.  No, bondage can look very different. It can look much different because the deceiver…

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What If We Changed Our Posture?

As featured on, Encouragement from Women Who've Been There.  “What If We Changed Our Posture?” By Jessika Sanders Genesis 3:10 “And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.” Matthew 18:3 “And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted,…

Perfectly imperfect

I bite my nails.My ears stick out.My knees are always hairy. I have big feet.My belly button is abnormally high.Just thinking of a squat makes my quads grow in size. For years I’ve struggled with these imperfections. I’ve tried to live with them.I’ve tried to correct them.I’ve tried to alter them. Polish to deter the…