Category Archives: healing

Hold Space (Bite Your Tongue)

Our Bible study leader told us not to give each other advice during small-group discussions. I liked the experience. Would you? Refraining from counseling/advising/citing scripture/quoting Christian clichés holds space open for Holy Spirit (The Counselor) to be heard. Holding space prevents … Continue reading

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Grow-Your-Own Proverbs

Here’s a sampling of my Life Group’s home-grown proverbs. Below those, is the prompt you can use if you’d like to write some of your own.   He who talks but never listens will soon be talking to himself.   … Continue reading

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Reason Rant

Let’s say something unexpected and unpleasant has happened to you.  Someone says, “Things always happen for a reason.” Is that a comfort to you? Or an annoying platitude? How do you respond to it? Things always happen for a reason. … Continue reading

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Touching Your Robe

Human: By my faith, I am healed. Jesus, Son of David, heal me! Satan: Get real. If he didn’t pluck the thorn from Paul’s side, why would he heal you? Wisdom: God is no respecter of persons. Human: Right! The … Continue reading

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Tribal Drums with Amazing I AM Statements

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Is it Your Family?

There are undocumented stories about my ancestors hiding silverware from the Confederates during the Civil War, about being related to Captain John Smith and Abe Lincoln and Chief Logan Corn Planter. I’ve since learned that many families tell these same romantic, … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Transformed Heart is a read-worthy, true account of a longtime missionary family told by Nancy, whose heart was remolded by God in the face of horror, disease and more. Even so, the book is encouraging and not a … Continue reading

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