Monthly Archives: September 2012

Regret

Being in recovery is very humbling. It means telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the nitty- gritty, down and dirty, no candy coating, Yep- I did that, truth. I spent most of my life in an addicted … Continue reading

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Do what we say…

We say we want freedom of the press. But then we sell our news to the highest paying sponsor. We say we don’t want any more government bail-outs for irresponsible and corrupt companies. But then we continue to spend more … Continue reading

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What inspires me…

I’m not inspired by people who are unafraid of heights who dangle themselves over a precipice. I’m inspired by people who stave off a panic attack so their kids can see them jump off the high-dive into a swimming pool. I’m not … Continue reading

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Come join the fight!

I had the privilege of being a guest blogger for one of my favorite ministries, Agape International Missions (AIM). Most trauma survivors who are fighting through their own recovery would agree there’s nothing more fulfilling than to step out of our own experience … Continue reading

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Everything skit

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_M0H5nrY8E

This video has received more than 2 million likes on youtube – it’s a viral, spiritual phenomenon that continues to break through our pain and allows us to see where Jesus is in the midst of our struggles. This was me before Jesus broke through…it makes me cry every time I watch it. I hope you enjoy it.

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Goodbye co-dependency…

I used to be a die-hard co-dependent. Somewhere along my childhood I picked up the role and responsibility for being the peace maker, relationship negotiator and liaison, feeling sorter and manager, and life coach to everyone around me. My life … Continue reading

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Grief is a funny thing….again

I’ve been writing a lot about the death of my best friend for a special writing project, so I thought I’d repost this blog since it’s what’s been on my mind constantly. I love you, C. I miss you every … Continue reading

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Remodeling the mind

I’ve always liked watching the show Extreme Makeover Home Edition. I like the host Ty and all the designers, and I especially love hearing the stories of people who have fought against all odds to try and live well under … Continue reading

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Fear or Love…

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