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The Bullying Stops Here—Standing Strong

“Be stronger than the voice that says you can’t! We must get up, rise above, and soar beyond what makes us feel less than!”  © 2014 Doris Hayes Gibson  Bullying: A word I wish never existed…an action that can quickly … Continue reading

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Say No!—Ending the Silence

I have spoken in blogs and in poetry, (even through my first book, Heart Written – Breaking Free) about this subject…a subject kept hush-hush throughout my lifetime as a young girl and an adult. Through the inspiring and gifted words … Continue reading

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The True Christmas Gift: Giving with Our Hearts

“A part of your heart is the greatest gift you can give another. Just be kind. You may be the only kindness someone will find.”*  © 2013 Doris Hayes Gibson   This Christmas season, it isn’t surprising that most of us are under mounds … Continue reading

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My Imperfect Perfection–The Way God Sees Me

Do you ever hear God speak to you? Does He place something on your heart to do or say, but you feel too inadequate to follow His request?  I do. I’m sure many of us do. I published my first … Continue reading

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When Childhood Revisits–My Journey Through Tears

My family celebrated our Thanksgiving Saturday. My son came with his family from N.C. My younger daughter came from Clemson to spend a few days with me. Our hearts were overflowing with so much joy during our time together at … Continue reading

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If This Is the Road to Heaven, Why Does It Hurt Like Hell? — Man’s Destruction Through Spirituality

“Every man’s way is right in his own eyes, But the LORD weighs the hearts.” -Proverbs 21:2 “And He said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts; for that … Continue reading

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If God Be for Us . . .

“What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?” Romans 8:31 Life isn’t always fair. Days come when we feel alone, afraid, insignificant, and very unloved. Someone ignores our feelings. Another … Continue reading

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When God Speaks, Do You Listen?

“The Lord your God will be merciful only if you listen to his voice and keep all his commands that I am giving you today, doing what pleases Him.” (Deuteronomy 13:18) For as long as I remember, I felt my … Continue reading

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When a Strong Man’s Soul Is Broken for His Best Friend

Michael Cogdill, of WYFF News 4 in Greenville, SC, Holding the Poetry Image of “Maggie’s Love.” Hearing of his tragic loss, my heart was more than touched. I, too, felt that sting so great and fire-piercing as a jagged sword finding … Continue reading

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Once, I Cried Alone

You think you know me, but you don’t.  You believe you feel my pain, but you can’t. You witness my tears and say you will try to understand, but you won’t…. No, you won’t. I am a person very unfamiliar … Continue reading

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