Fight For Freedom

American Freedom Statue of Liberty

It has been almost a month since the 4th of July.  Did you realize that?  Do you even really remember what that day was like or what you did in the following days and weeks?  I bet it has slipped most everyone’s mind by now, pushed away by the business of life.  For us, the 4th of…

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Shame.

Stop Hide Shame

Shame. The unforeseen enemy. We all deal with it, it takes you after you sin and says that you will never be free. It has a way of sneaking up on us and pouncing right when we mess up. It comes after our weakest moments, when we are feeling guilt for our sins and it…

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Stop Playing With Matches

Matches Flame Burn

You know better than to play with matches. You learned that early on, “Don’t play with matches. Leave them alone.” While the matches themselves don’t really hurt you, they can easily light and start a fire. Yes, the fire is pretty, and it is warm, but you can easily burn yourself, and if you are…

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Embracing Recovery

Hand Embrace Recovery Healing Help

If you saw a person who was hurting would you help them or hurt them more?  If you knew there was someone who felt ashamed, lost, lonely, and was desperately seeking for any hope of acceptance and a second chance, how would you respond?  Would you go to them and hit them?  Would you scold…

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The Problem With Perfectionism

Problem Perfectionism

So often as Christians we get wrapped up in our own imperfections. We messed this up, or could’ve done that better, or don’t feel adequate enough to do this big thing for God. We can get so caught up, in ourselves really, that we lose sight of God. We get this narrow tunnel vision; everything…

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