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March 25, 2022
Divinely Dance Into The New Year

You did it: you changed wild lament into whirling dance; You ripped off my black mourning band and decked me in wildflowers. (The Message Bible) 2021 was a big year for me!  I turned 40! I got engaged! I discovered Yacht Rock!  I added more support groups to my life, for myself and for my […]

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September 28, 2021
Two Spiritual Book Reviews

The Spirit awakens us to what lies hidden within-sometimes gently, sometimes with a jolt, but always so God can work with our conscious consent to free us for growth. ~ Marjorie Thompson Sometimes I review books for a spiritual reading group called Speakeasy.  I really enjoy it!  Today I am going to review two books: […]

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June 6, 2021
Rest and Self-Care Is Abolitionist Work

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” ~ Audre Lorde “Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” ~ Howard Thurman "Jesus took time off when He’d had enough of people."  Pete Briscoe […]

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April 30, 2021
Giving Myself Grace
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April 30, 2021
How Hope Is Real Got Started
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April 30, 2021
What is DBT?
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April 30, 2021
Hope Is Real: I Have A Purpose
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April 30, 2021
Hope Is Real: Radical Recovery Prayers
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April 21, 2021
Gratitude is Practice, Not Magic

The person who lives in right relationship with God does it by embracing what God arranges for him.  (The Message Bible, 396) I think sometimes people think I am magic or that I am just naturally a grateful person.  That may be partly true now, but it was not always so.  In 2017, when I […]

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April 5, 2021
Highly Sensitive People are "Normal"

When Christ died he took that entire rule-dominated way of life down with him and left it in the tomb, leaving you free to "marry" a resurrection life and bear "offspring" of faith for God. (The Message Bible) A few months ago, I started a Highly Sensitive Warriors support group for people who identify as […]

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