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Doing a Personal Inventory - Who are you hurting by not making a change?

A few years ago I posted a blog correlating my healing process with a 12 step program similar to the 12 steps for Alcoholics Anonymous. I received quite a few positive responses at the time about how it helped others to have this simple direction that has proven successful for over 80 years. 1,093 more words

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Say What You Mean

“Say what you mean, but don’t say it mean” ~Unknown.

I have a better idea… if what I have to say could be mean, then I should change what I mean. 83 more words

It's Time to Take Inventory

But don’t just listen to God’s Word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. James 1:22 NLT

It is so easy to be fooled when it comes to practicing God’s Word.

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Thrive

in a row.

Today’s the start of another new day, another new week.  I’m going to get things in order.  I’m going to make a list.  I’m going to check things off said list.  307 more words

The Twelve Steps

Confession is Good for the Soul

What kinds of feelings or images come to mind when you hear the word ‘confess’? Do you feel shame, condemnation, or embarrassment? Do you think of horrible acts confessed to in a court of law? 675 more words

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Before... During... Or After?

My old way of life was based on doing whatever the hell I wanted & dealing with the consequences later.

Then I found a better way… I learned how to spot, admit & correct my mistakes as they happen. 55 more words

The Mess Under the Hood of the Car

I tend to look at life events as metaphors or symbols.  Usually the level of my emotional responses in life has less to do with actual events than they have to do with earlier, more significant events.  629 more words

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