How to Spot a Judas in Your Life

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If you’re reading this because the title intrigued you, my guess is you’ve felt the sting of betrayal by a close friend or family member. My husband once picked up a book based on the title, The H.I.M. Book: A Woman’s Manual for Understanding Her Highly Identifiable Male. He picked it off a bookstore shelf, read the table of contents, …

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Help for Control Issues

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Here’s how I realized I had control issues. I began struggling with chronic health issues when our daughters were in junior high. Because of the myriad of unusual and unexplained symptoms, I was sure I had some latent cancer that the docs weren’t finding, and I was no doubt dying. My first thought? I told my husband we needed to …

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Three Keys to Positive Perspective

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We recently visited with some dear folks from Illinois who’ve been our friends for—wow, I can hardly believe it—nearly 30 years! During that time, both couples have experienced ups and downs. We’ve supported each other through job changes, the death of parents, and other major life stressors. It seems only fitting that the Lord would teach me some important things …

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Can You Write Your Own Psalm?

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I love the Lord with all my heart, but I often find the Praise and Adoration part of my prayer life lacking. Thanking God for His faithfulness is a natural part of my prayers, but that first part of the A.C.T.S. prayer pattern is a toughie for me. A. – Adoration C. – Confession T. – Thanksgiving S. – Supplication …

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A Different Kind of Beautiful

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 I’ve always thought my mom was beautiful. Graceful. She was trained in opera when she was young. I remember going with her to weddings, hearing her sing the Lord’s prayer. The whole sanctuary full of guests would fall silent on her last, drawn-out note of, “Ahhhhh-mennnn.” Ooooooh. Still gives me goose bumps to think of it. Gorgeous! A few weeks …