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God is My Glue

He is before all things and in Him all things hold together.
Colossians 1:17

I was recently reminded of something my pastor says, “Never doubt in the dark what GOD has promised in the light.”  I can’t speak for anyone else, but I’d wager a guess that I am not entirely alone in feeling the urge to rush GOD’s promised end results after hearing from Him, especially when a difficult period of life seems to stretch on without end.

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My Father: The Rapist

Dear Dad,

I’ve thought long and hard about what I would say to you if I had the chance or the courage… And I don’t know that I will ever send these words to you but maybe one day you’ll run across this letter online and discover the things I’ve wanted to tell you for years… 608 more words

Don't Be Mean in 2017

Be kind.  We’ve all been blessed with random acts of kindness from time to time.  These actions cost us nothing and can make a huge difference in the lives of others, and they make us better people. 55 more words


Guilt Trips

Do you have someone in your life who frequently manages to cause you to feel guilty? When with this person, is he/she constantly implying that you are uncaring, thoughtless, and selfish?  763 more words


A fever-filled journey I took

Under days of fire, icy nights,

Over mountaintops, across seas

That surged to take me under.

Though my path has tried to kill me… 95 more words


Hoovered by the Narcissist: The Red Pill or the Blue?

“I went to bed at seven this morning. After months of no contact, S blew back into my life. She invited me over and we drank vanilla vodka and danced to vinyl all night. 1,033 more words

Emotional Abuse

Clay Does Not Bleed

It will be violent.

Like the ripping of hair from its roots. The way air strikes your lungs

As gripping, grabbing, bruising fingers

Tear away from your throat. 170 more words