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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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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Dealing With It

Ways To Deal With Pain

This world is a really tough and hard place. When we are exposed to it, we find there is so much pain and suffering. We hear about all the people facing cancer and death, and all of the hungry and starving children of the world.  We have to deal with rape, abuse, human trafficking, and…

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Will This Ever End?

Black White Rainy Road

Yeah, I know how it is. It honestly seems like it won’t end sometimes. It’s all that you can see, all you can hear.  It is so overwhelming that it could sweep over you and carry you away, so thick and heavy that it weighs you down and could crush you. It is really hard,…

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