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Healing Your Heart When It’s Been Rubbed Raw

Healing Your Heart When It’s Been Rubbed Raw

Today’s Truth “Lord, how often should I forgive someone who sins against me? Seven times?” Jesus answered, “No, not seven times, but seventy times seven.” — Matthew18:21-22 NLT Friend to Friend One day I received an e-mail from a woman who was still bitter over a statement her husband made to her cousin ten years

Don’t Make Things Worse

Sigh. I reread the quote again for the third time that morning: If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. — Romans 12:18 Sigh. To be honest, on that particular morning, I didn’t feel like living at peace with a certain individual. This quote is one I

Caregivers Need Prayer

Editor’s Note: Baby Grace from Little House on the Prairie has written a beautiful devotional based upon the beloved TV show. Enjoy this excerpt. Wendi and her sister, Brenda Weatherby, on the set with “Pa” Ingalls, Michael Landon. (Photo: Jackie Juchniewicz) * Season 3, Episode 13, “Quarantine” “The worst part about being sick, I think,

Be Strong! The Right Kind of Strong

Editor’s Note: I’m excited to share this unique and bold book with you. As a Jesus-follower constantly facing my personal frailty and fierceness, strengths and needs and seeking God’s divine interference in my life to find the sweet spot of graciousness and yet dauntlessness, I believe Mary speaks straight to the heart of issues women

The Test of Forgiveness: Corrie ten Boom

Editor’s Note: Corrie ten Boom, arrested for hiding Dutch Jews from the Nazis, survived the horrors of a concentration camp to astonish the world by forgiving her tormentors. Enjoy this excerpt of 7 Women and the Secret of Their Greatness and be exhorted to forgive as Corrie did. * Healing was linked to forgiveness, Corrie wrote. Each

I’m So Sensitive: Why “I’m Sorry” Is Essential

Most of us are initially defensive when we learn we have hurt someone. But I have begun to gauge the health of a friendship by how fast we are able to push past the situation, and own our stuff, in the context of conflict. As my girlfriends and I get healthier and come to trust

The One Jesus Loves

When I was a child and someone asked me what my name was I would say, “Sheila Davina Walsh.” My mum would tell me time after time that all I really needed to say was, my name is Sheila but that made no sense to my five-year old brain. There are lots of Sheila’s living

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