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Jan 15

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White Knuckling – What is it?

Have you heard of the term “white knuckling”? You may need some clarification as to what white knuckling is, compared to real recovery. In fact, this term applies not only to addiction, although that is where you will most often hear it, but also for any unwanted behavior that one desires to change. I asked my […]

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A Set of Keys

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Sep 14

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Living Free – The Set of Keys

[tweet_dis]The journey to freedom and a set of keys, what is the connection?[/tweet_dis] Take a close look at this picture of keys.  What do you see?  There are many keys, all shapes, sizes and colors; there is an identification tag, and also a key ring that holds them all together.  As I have contemplated the […]

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Jul 14

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Word on Wednesday: Completion

Welcome to Word on Wednesday!  I want to share with you a verse in the Bible that has been an encouragement to me for many years. It is in Philippians 1:6 and it says “being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the […]

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Jul 14

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Then What?

[tweet_dis]How often do you ask “then what?” in reference to your actions?[/tweet_dis] Asking this simple, yet very important question prior to taking action can help us to have much more positive results in our life. I am reading the book “The Daniel Plan”[i] which addresses the question “then what?” It is a great ...

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Jun 14

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Word on Wednesday: The Way of Escape

Welcome to Word on Wednesday! Are you tempted? We all are tempted at times.  [tweet_dis]Remember it is not a sin to be tempted, it is how we respond to the temptation that is important.[/tweet_dis] A reminder for all of us today from 1 Corinthians 10:13 which tells us “No temptation has overtaken you but such […]

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May 14

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Freedom

What is Freedom? Freedom is the ability to live our lives submitted to God. It is the power to make choices through His strength for our own good, and that will bring Him honor. Freedom is the lifestyle of not being enslaved to something or someone. I have been asked, “Is freedom a journey or […]

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May 14

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HALT

[tweet_dis]Have you ever heard of the acronym HALT?[/tweet_dis]  Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired.  It is a tried and true slogan that has been around for many years, though I do not know who to give proper credit for it.  It is worth paying attention to whether one is an addict or not. These conditions, being too […]

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Plan and Action

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Apr 14

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Plan Ahead

A valuable thing to do in living a lifestyle of freedom is to, when possible, prepare for temptation ahead of time. Plan ahead. [tweet_dis]Prepare in times of strength for times of weakness.[/tweet_dis] Look ahead at your week; do you know events or situations that are on your calendar that may be a source of temptation? Plan […]

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umbrella term

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Apr 14

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What Is Sex Addiction?

Recently, I have heard the question asked, [tweet_dis]”what is sex addiction?”[/tweet_dis]  This question brings up a point about what behaviors can be descriptive of a sex addict.  I think Marnie Ferree explains it very well as she describes sex addiction as an “umbrella term” in her book “No Stones, Women ...

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Feb 14

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Through the Goal Posts

[tweet_dis]How are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions?[/tweet_dis] New Year’s resolutions usually fail pretty quickly. I wonder if that is because they are often made on an impulse and without a lot of planning. New Year’s resolutions typically state a beginning (where someone is now), and an end point (where they would ...

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