Balance and Betrayal

1 Peter 5:8-9Amplified Bible (AMP) 8 Be sober [well balanced and self-disciplined], be alert and cautious at all times. That enemy of yours, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion [fiercely hungry], seeking someone to devour. 9 But resist him, be firm in your faith [against his attack—rooted, established, immovable], knowing that...

Control Theory

We all have control issues. Some people are control freaks. They will manipulate people and situations in order to feel like they are in charge. They use people to achieve their own ends. It can seem like children are control freaks, but are they?I have...

Just Get Through It

Have you every really dreaded some event or activity? Perhaps, it was speech class or gym in school. Maybe, it was the job interview process or giving birth. It could have been something much more scary for you.For abuse survivors, loads of things cause dread....

Story Matters

Your story matters.Some people have amazing, dramatic, or exciting stories. Others have stable, solid, or linear stories. All stories matter. Don't dismiss your testimony because it doesn't seem to evoke the kind of emotional 'shock and awe' of another person's story.The truth is without some truly...

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Imposter!

Do you ever feel like an imposter? I do. We are all imperfect when we compare ourselves to our own contrived desire for perfection. Perfect house, perfect car, perfect clothing or perfect physique.No person has the perfect life for long. Even if things are really...