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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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The Years of Devastation: Surviving After Abuse

No matter how hard you may try, if you have been in an abusive situation, you will never forget the pain. I am a survivor of domestic violence in many forms. I was punched. I was slapped. I was thrown … Continue reading

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Little Secrets Become Big Hurts

I see the fear within her eyes…deepest, darkest pain and terror that once claimed my childhood’s soul. She looks downward to hide the sorrow so many can never imagine…. But I know. Inside, I know. And I weep for her. … Continue reading

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When We Must Say Goodbye

Saying that final goodbye is never easy. Right now, I am now facing the loss of another close relative. As I watch the family struggling with the reality of these last days together and trying to keep their loved one … Continue reading

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Breaking the Chains of an Abusive Past

“The road to healing may be long, but the joy in knowing you’re stronger because of the journey will be worth it all!” -Doris Hayes Gibson From the early days of childhood, abuse can crush one’s spirit to extraordinary measures. … Continue reading

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