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Freedom

Freedom: the state of being free, unrestricted.

I am mindful of the freedom I have that has been denied to so many others for a multitude of reasons.But before my large intestine was removed I felt enslaved to an illness that brought fear and feelings of powerlessness. 587 more words

Chronic Illness

Forgiveness is Hell

The BBC World Service recently featured some striking coverage of responses to Wednesday’s shooting at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, particularly from within the church community itself.  600 more words

Violence

Brokenness

Brokenness: lacking wholeness

I’m unsure whether the term ‘brokenness’ is widely used in religious circles, psychological circles or it is a word that has become part of our mainstream lexicon. 592 more words

Chronic Illness

God Takes Us From Woundedness to Brokenness

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I recently suffered what I considered a great injustice. My heart hurt and the emotional pain seemed to cast a shadow over my entire being. 285 more words

Living The Christian Life

It’s Time to Come Home: Fear   Part 1 (of 4)

This is the first installment of four essays based on the book by James McDonald, “Come Home.”

Yesterday I pulled off a surprise attack against my Mom. 862 more words

Touching the hem: reaching out for healing

Muscle fibers tear
the soul lengthens
joy: yes

© Meisaan Chan

Poetry

It’s All Right To Be Human

It’s all right to be human. When your mind wanders while you are praying, don’t be surprised or upset.
Simply return your attention to Me. 123 more words

Reflections