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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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the cross

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Apr 14

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Remembering the Cross, Celebrating the Resurrection

Jesus said “…I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies,” (John 11:25) I pray that today you, like me, will be remembering the cross and celebrating the resurrection of Jesus today. It is all because He willingly gave of Himself for us; you and me. […]

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Jan 14

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Are you tired of trying to keep all balls up in the air at the same time?  Have you decided that juggling is NOT your talent in life?  You desperately want to keep it all going; you don’t want it to be said of you that you failed. But most of all, you simply don’t […]

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Mar 13

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What’s Your Story?

This video from the ministry “I am Second” features Nate Larkin and his very powerful story. Nate represents so many, men, women and children, who struggle with pornography and sex addiction. Something powerful happens when we trust God for the strength to do what we cannot do in our own selves. Nothing is too big […]

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Nov 12

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Freedom Keys Series – Relationship With God – Who is He?

Relationship with God is the most significant key to finding and remaining in freedom from any bondage.  The reason He created us was for close, personal relationship with Him. We cannot have true relationship with someone we do not know.  How do you get to know someone?  Relationship comes from frequent and honest ...

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Oct 12

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Freedom Keys Series – A Willing Heart

Are you willing to be free?  Another key to freedom is willingness.  From personal experience I know that one can be very miserable and desperate in their addiction, but not yet willing to do what is necessary to gain freedom. The key of willingness or a willing heart will open the door to move forward.  […]

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Sep 12

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Freedom Keys Series – A Lifestyle of Honesty

Honesty is at the core of any successful journey from addiction to freedom and is essential to remaining in that freedom.  Honesty must begin with ourselves, in our own hearts.  We cannot be honest with anyone else, including God, if we are not honest with ourselves.  That is self-deception and denial. Honesty means taking a […]

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A Set of Keys

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Sep 12

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Freedom Keys Series – A Set of Keys

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 keys of freedom from addiction compared to the keys on this set of […]

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Sep 12

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Your Brain On Porn

Covenant Eyes is a fantastic organization which provides online accountability and filtering.  Many know about this aspect of their services.   What many do not know about is the resources they provide to the community.  They not only have their own blog, Breaking Free, that provides great insights, but they have produced some ...

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Aug 12

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Hope For Every Day

Hope!  A powerful word.  Truth!  Another powerful word.  We all need to have hope and that hope needs to be rooted in truth. This blog post which so eloquently addresses hope based in the truth of God’s Word was written by Michael Baria and shared on the  pureHOPE blog.  It is re-posted with permission. Hope For ...

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