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Adopted

Esther 2:5-7, 8b, 15, 17
“Now there was in the citadel of Susa a Jew of the tribe of Benjamin, named Mordecai…who had been carried into exile…Mordecai had a cousin named Hadassah, whom he had brought up…This girl, who was also known as Esther, was lovely in form and features, and Mordecai had taken her as his own daughter when her father and mother died…Esther also was taken to the king’s palace…When the turn came for Esther (the girl Mordecai had adopted…) to go to the king… won the favor of everyone who saw her…Now the king was attracted to Esther…So he set a royal crown on her head and made her queen…” 149 more words

Devotional

Dear Grandpa

Dear Grandpa,

I wonder how Dad felt raising two girls.
Though you had always hoped to have two grandsons
I guess the XX chromosome just slipped in and won.  327 more words

Thoughts

Hello, goodbye.

Hello Papa,

Today is April 24, 2014. Today is your birthday. Today you’re not in this world anymore.

Sometimes I miss you Papa. Sometimes I smell your favourite cologne on some other people and I remember you. 230 more words

Personal Rants

Thank you

Thank you

Father God,
I love you.

I need you,
And rely on you.

I can’t live
Without you.

You sustain my life,
And give meaning to it. 12 more words

abba

for some reason… (hindsight 20/20)… I was wide awake at 7:30am on Sunday Morning

I was loving the very fact that for the first time in at least 16 years, I wasn’t waking up early to be part of a Sunrise Service that I had to be at because I was a leader somewhere… It was going to be beautiful. 578 more words

How can we feed our poor children when we haven’t even got enough for ourselves?

Grimms’ tales for young and old, the complete stories, Hansel and Gretel, p.

is the trauma victim frozen in the past, or is the past a persistent and inappropriate intruder on the present?  or, do the past and the present coexist, with no perceptual boundaries separating them?

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Childhood Sexual Abuse