Monthly Archives: August 2012

visiting a valley (the shadow of death and testimony)

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. Psalm 23:4 Valley….What is a valley?  A valley as defined … Continue reading

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desiderata – by max ehrmann along with some thoughts* by EvieJo

Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even … Continue reading

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The MOUNTAIN of Forgiveness (Pt. 2)

“To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable, because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.”            C.S. Lewis I believe that most women have some type of issue with their mom at some point … Continue reading

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Change, Change and More Change

Change.  What are some things that come to my mind when I think of change?  Quite often change is scary for me.  Sometimes I get angry when there is a sudden change.  I have been known to say that I … Continue reading

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The MOUNTAIN of Forgiveness (Pt. 1)

Yes forgiveness is a mountain.  I think that anyone who has been hurt and had to forgive someone can relate to this.  When the need to forgive someone was looming right in front of me it looked just like the … Continue reading

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On Being in a Dry and Thirsty Land

O God, You are my God; Early will I seek You; My soul thirsts for You; My flesh longs for You In a dry and thirsty land Where there is no water. So I have looked for You in the … Continue reading

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hope of twelve promises

When I first realized that nobody in my life was seeing a need to change and that I was going to have to pick up that baton and run with it on my own, I was introduced to Al Anon.  … Continue reading

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