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Loneliness: The Other Pandemic
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Loneliness: The Other Pandemic

It’s been over 10 months since the world was thrown into a global pandemic the likes of which we haven’t seen in over a century. Two million people have died as fear continues to rage through our society, and a cough in a public place can earn you a dirty look. But, along with the...

Is Forgiveness Always Good?
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Is Forgiveness Always Good?

The English poet Alexander Pope once wrote, “To err is human, to forgive, divine.” Indeed, forgiveness is an indispensable part of living a healthy emotional and spiritual life. So important, in fact, that when Jesus was teaching his followers how to pray, he instructed them to ask God to forgive them in the same way...

In need or being needy
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In need or being needy

It’s 6:45 a.m. and I am sitting in the terminal. Problem is, my flight departed at 5:30. My destination is the snow-capped mountains of Fraser, Colorado where I will be spending the next 4 days at a Ransomed Heart boot camp. My prayer to this point has been that I would be open to what...

Anxiety!
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Anxiety!

Anxiety is the only mental problem with which I KNOW I’ve ever been diagnosed.  (How’s that for an opening line?)  As such, I’m intimately aware of how exhausting it can be.  For example, I used to fill my plate with food, then proceed to eat only one item at a time. I’d sooner walk across hot...