courage

Have you ever wondered what happens in your little gray cells and the tangible, measurable  thoughts that flow through them when you forgive? And what happens when you don’t forgive? This 4-part blog series explores what happens in your brain as reported by Dr. Caroline Leaf. Caroline  is a communication pathologist and audiologist who has worked […]

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In last week’s post, I’m back in my college days. It’s crunch time—a Music History 101 exam. In my head, a sinister voice of temptation competes with a quiet voice reminding me to do what’s right. (Click here for part 1.) Do I tough it out on my own? Or “borrow” a couple of answers […]

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December 12, 2012

Overcome!

“These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.” (Jesus, in John 16:33, NASB)   In my quiet time this morning, I had the sense God was filling me. He said, “How could you become […]

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Three part-time jobs: bird-dogging for a software business, tutoring four kids, and writing while burning the candle at both ends caught up with me. It was eleven at night. I rubbed my eyes with my palms and looked groggily at my computer screen. I was just getting ready to beat myself up for not canvassing […]

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Do you compare yourself with others? Hold up a yardstick to see how you measure up against their strengths? This week, we hear from my friend Bonnie Keller, an experienced and gifted water aerobics instructor (pictured here with her son, Matt). “I struggled with negative thoughts about myself. When I took aerobics,  I had a […]

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