Tag Archives: healing

The Open Door

Remembering the dead and wounded in Las Vegas and everywhere the door has opened. We will not forget you.

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The Power of Story

“Tell ‘em there’s power in Story,” the old gnome whispered. “Power ter heal and power ter hurt. Tell ‘em ter use their stories ter heal.” ~from The Wishing Map Source of my blog site’s title–and something I believe in rather … Continue reading

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My Epic of Anxiety

Conclusion: Life Beyond the Tunnel (To read Part One, click here) It would be nice, though less epic, if my story of anxiety had ended at year seven. It didn’t. But something had changed. I’d moved from trying to control my … Continue reading

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Heaven?

Many say: Those who do this And steer clear of that Clearly have God Tucked under their hat And those who’ve insured Themselves against fire By naming the cross And defaming desire Know that their names Must appear on His … Continue reading

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Tutoring the Tutor

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
This is a true story. I tutored at an inner city college for seven years. Many of my students were the first in their families to attend college. Some were the first to finish high…

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The Pain We Feel, the Pain We Cause

A high percentage of abusers were themselves abused as children. We all inherit legacies of brokenness, “the sins of the father.” Even those of us who are from “good families.” Yes, even our children. God calls each of us to … Continue reading

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Love is the Greatest Healer

“If I have prophetic powers, and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and have the faith to move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.”  ~1 Corinthians 13:2 Only love can make us whole. Love unbreaks us.

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