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Forgiveness

Flaws and all, you are enough

By Megan Marie | Guest Blogger As you read this post, I encourage you to do your best to release any bitterness you have towards those who have hurt you, even if one of those people is yourself. I pray this is a letter of forgiveness and healing (and keeping in mind, both are a proces
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Healing Doesn’t Happen Overnight

By Megan Marie | Guest Writer I was so confused. According to multiple Christian songs, movies, books etc. all you have to do is kneel down and pray and all of your problems will be solved. Your life will effortlessly transform into the unrealistic standard you hold yourself up to. Wr
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Healing lessons of the heart

By Erin McNew | Staff Writer Lately I’ve been learning a lot of lessons. But they’ve been a little different from the ones I normally learn. I’m learning that a single decision can change absolutely everything, your attitude, your focus and you heart. Sometimes decisions that we see a
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To the Girl Without a father

By Maura Preszler | Founder of Made in His Image The most pandemic wound in our world is fatherlessness. Every little girl yearns to be pursued by her father. She desires to be wanted. She asks the questions, Do you delight in me? Am I worth fighting for? Do you want me? Do you see me
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My Father Is…

By Tori Vissat | Guest Writer  Photo credit | Donna Irene Photography My Father never rushes, He is patient and waits for when I am ready He is soft and gentle, never harsh or condemning He sees me from afar, whispers in my heart His words of love He draws near when I want to run He k
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Life Is Not Fair

By Erin McNew | Staff Writer Photo Credit | Donna Irene Photography In life I think we experience about a thousand things that aren’t fair. People subtract themselves from our lives without warning. People hurt us without justification. People overlook our uniqueness and treat us like
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Get Up and Get Over It

By Erin McNew | Staff Writer Okay, so lately I’ve been thinking about this whole “poor me” stage that people like to go through when something less than desirable happens to them.  I’m going to go ahead and say that this is incredibly unproductive and unconducive to healing. And, I’m
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Letting Go

By Erin McNew | Staff Writer Photo Credit | Donna Irene Photography As a kid, I was always taught to never give up. That when you fall down you have two choices: you can stay down, or you can get right back up and keep on living. I think that’s one of the lessons I probably took most
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You can only love as far as you forgive

By Maura Byrne | Founder of Made in His Image Photo credit: Donna Irene Photography It was May 22, 2009 and I was in Colorado taking a week of graduate classes at the Augustine Institute. That morning I had gotten up early with one of the other students to go for a run in the mountain
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I had sex. Now what.

By Star Tucker | Guest Blogger In the Gospel of John, we are introduced to the woman who committed adultery. Everyone wanted to stone her, and Jesus stepped in to protect her. I am that woman. I lost my life to the sin of lust, and Jesus unexpectedly arrived to rescue me. I was remind
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