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Love Hardly Notices

Two evenings ago memories of wrongs recently done to me invaded my mind. Once again anger and hurt reared up. I wanted to move on, but it seemed impossible. In the middle of the night this phrase came to mind … Continue reading

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Hurt and Healing

One thing I’m reminded of lately is that if you have “hurt people” in your life, they will hurt you—again and again and again. The issue is what we do with our hurt. Do we become bitter, vengeful, filled with … Continue reading

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Set Free to Forgive

He lies. He deceives. He has no empathy. He won’t listen. Once again I find myself looking up Psalm 37—the psalm I turn to when feeling torn over what a “wicked” person has been doing to me. The psalm starts … Continue reading

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Prayer and Grief

Prayer is not about getting my way, but about getting myself out of the way. This thought came to mind yesterday as I contemplated the wonder of prayer. Prayer has been key to holding me up and holding me together … Continue reading

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Grief And Anger

The deceased, relatives, the doctor, the spouse, oneself, close friends, those who had the most recent contact… These are just some of the people we can be angry with after a death. Following a suicide, these feelings of anger can … Continue reading

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Grief and Anger At God

As I grieve lately, I’ve noticed my anger at God has been minimal. After other deaths and deaths of dreams, I’ve raged at God, proclaiming by my attitude that I thought He was cruel and heartless. Yes, I’ve expressed anger … 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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