Category Archives: Emotions

Suicide, My Friend?

Suicide, my friend, you’re calling me again. So began a poem I wrote at 15. The escape of abuse and what sounded like an ultimate revenge on my abusers, was often on my mind. I think subconsciously I knew those … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Enemy?

   Continuing Queen Esther’s story, we know that among Xerxes’ Persian  kingdom were third-generation Jews whose grandparents had not chosen to leave when they could.   Xerxes was belatedly mourning for his banished queen, Vashti, and his young male servants … Continue reading

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Silver Boxes and Plagiarism from Hell

Plagiarism (from Webster’s Dictionary): the act of using another person’s words or ideas without giving credit to that person. In other words printing or speaking another person’s words as though they are your own. Before we go any further, let … Continue reading

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Walking through the Valley?

It all started with a Mayan proverb: When you face the sun, the shadows fall behind you.   It’s on a mug I bought on Pottery Highway in North Carolina.  The artist and I discussed how that truth is even … Continue reading

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Agape Love for Myself

Natural love for myself, constantly uses the “I” word – especially in disagreements.  Natural love for myself says it is better to ask forgiveness than permission.  Natural love made Eve make “I want” her priority to the detriment of all … Continue reading

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I am Chosen!

Pick me, Pick me! Whether I yelled out those words or whispered them silently, I knew I would not be picked for the baseball team, because I was not worthy.  I did not have the skills they sought. Pick me! … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t you think I’d know better?

11 Million. I recently read one of Andy Andrews’ books where he asks  “How Do You Kill 11 Million People?”  He wonders and explains in the short book how Hitler got millions of people to go to their death with so … Continue reading

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Singleness of Vision

An interesting thing has been happening since I began my year with a “single resolution” to live expectantly, watching God work in me and in my life….   Many daily readings and devotionals seem focused on that one thing   … Continue reading

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Is This All There Is?

Sometimes I let emotions control my feelings instead of facts and I feel down, down, down. The facts are the only thing that is eternal – God’s Word.  When I look anywhere else my nature feels hopeless because without the … Continue reading

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I am a Writer!

Thanks, Jeff Goins for encouraging the claiming, announcing, and rejoicing that I am a Writer! No message today – it’s just a rejoicing day! Lamplight: A Golden Light Anthology Authors: Seth D. Clarke, Lynda Lee Schab, Larissa Hinton, Rebecca Grubb, … Continue reading

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