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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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Cultivating Contentment

I am thrilled to feature this special blog post written by my dear friend, and also a Freedom Connection board member, Joyce Shaver. Thank you, Joyce, for the following wise insights! Cultivating Contentment I have a confession to make. I drive a Volkswagen. Why is it a confession you ask, because I want to be […]

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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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Dec 13

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One Thing You Can Do… by Rhett Smith

Today’s blog post is written by Rhett Smith, MDIV, MSMFT. It was originally posted on his website and with his permission, it is being re-posted here at Freedom Connection. This article is directed mainly toward marriage, however I believe its application can be applied to all relationships that we value. One Thing You Can ...

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Sep 13

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Rusty Old Paint Cans

Today’s blog post has been written by a guest blogger.  Thank you J.S. for sharing this very meaningful blog with the readers of Freedom Connection.  I can relate to the experience of the Rusty Old Paint Cans and I am sure most of our readers will as well. Rusty Old Paint Cans Last week, my husband, was […]

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Aug 13

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Healthy Relationship with Others – Why?

[tweet_dis]Healthy relationships are a key to a healthy spiritual lifestyle[/tweet_dis] for many reasons.  Some of those reasons are: Every person is created with a need for relationship. We need the accountability healthy relationships provide. We need people in our lives who will speak loving truth that helps us to see our blind ...

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Jul 13

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Healthy Relationship with Others – God’s Idea

[tweet_dis]God created the human race with a need for intimacy with Him and others.[/tweet_dis] Having healthy relationships with other people can be one of the most rewarding things in your life, next to having an intimate on-going relationship with God.  Close healthy relationships with people is a critical key to a lifestyle of ...

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Feb 13

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Lessons From Purity

What is the value of purity?  The following article from the Covenant Eyes blog has some great insights on this topic. This blog post is being shared with permission. 5 Lessons Purity Teaches Us by Jessica Harris If you had asked me to define purity when I was still a teenager, I would have told you it was simply […]

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Jan 13

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Great Expectancy for 2013

I look forward to 2013 with great expectancy! This new year has potential that we cannot even imagine! I am excited about this year! The Lord has good things ahead for all who look to Him. We have the privilege of trusting Him and then watching Him be our Savior, Provider, Protector, Comforter, Friend, Healer […]

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Dec 12

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Christmas – Joyful or Lonely?

For many, this season is a time of love, joy, family and friends celebrating the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. For others, the holidays are a very lonely time.  Much of this season has become about money, busyness, and unrealistic expectations.  We watch the Christmas movies, remember times from our childhood and often have ...

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