Monthly Archives: November 2011

Freedom From Self-Protection

One day a number of years ago, I felt led to call a friend I hadn’t seen in months. When I asked how she was doing, she tearfully said, “Bad. I left my husband today.” In the past when hearing such words, I’d listen, then … Continue reading

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Freedom From Being Ruled by Feelings

What do I do now? I wondered as I struggled to maintain myself in a half-squatting, half-sitting position while holding onto a small tree. Although it was a beginner’s run, it looked too steep to go the rest of the … Continue reading

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Freedom From Worldliness

Lately at church and in Sunday school we’ve been studying a challenging series called, “Not A Fan,” which urges moving beyond being a fan of Jesus to becoming a true follower. Recently a familiar verse was read in my Sunday … Continue reading

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Freedom From Responding Naturally

Recently I sorted through papers and came across quotes from Corrie ten Boom.  When I first heard of Corrie she was traveling the world speaking of her harrowing experience in a concentration camp after being caught hiding Jews in her home … Continue reading

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