Monthly Archives: August 2011

Sexy

Do you want to look sexy? In other words, is having sex the first thought you want to come to someone’s mind when they look at you? Apparently, in our culture today, for many the answer is yes. Sexy this. … Continue reading

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Heartbeats

Hearts are beating everywhere. Listen. Can you hear them? I hear the heartbeat of politics (thump-thump), weather, entertainment, (thump-thump) the committee meeting, the state of the nation, the needs of the family, (thump-thump) the needs of the environment, the latest … Continue reading

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Speak the Truth

YOUTUBE Most of us were raised to tell the truth. But…do we tell ourselves the truth? For example, what do you automatically say to yourself when you lose your keys? Or miss a turn. Or forget your reading glasses. “I’m … Continue reading

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Gravity

“D— you, Junior! What’s wrong with you? Clean up that mess this minute!” Is that what we say when a child spills his milk? Or maybe something similar when we drop our water bottle or coffee? Let’s think about the … Continue reading

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Dopamine

“I’m in love” may sound good, but “I’m drowning in brain chemistry” is a more accurate statement. The powerful attraction to someone occurs as a highly potent chemical cascade releases in our brains. If we had a window into our … Continue reading

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Limitless

Do we limit God? I think we do. Years ago I had been attempting to “have a little talk” with my husband and explain to him that with the ongoing sad (in my estimation) state of our relationship that I was … Continue reading

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Adversity

I’m cruising down 400-S listening to my favorite CD lost in a train of thought when out of the corner of my eye I spot a tiny plant peering at me out of the side of a 12″ concrete wall. … Continue reading

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Attachments

Healthy attachments are important for human development and prosperity. In fact, without them we cannot thrive. There are mental, emotional, physical and spiritual attachments. For instance, strong relational attachments, such as living with a consistent caregiver during infancy and responsive … Continue reading

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Stories

Everyone loves a good story. We remember delighting in them as little children. We listened to them in school. We hear them today in the media. And stories run the gamut, don’t they? There are love stories, tragic stories, fairy-tale … Continue reading

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Cursed

Cursed is the power of sin! Did we really get that–? The power of sin was cursed forever by God in Christ? Wow! That is great news! But…is that concept is weightier than our minds can carry? In the Gospels Christ … Continue reading

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Inner Vows

I remember when I was only six years-old. In laziness and procrastination I had neglected my bedroom letting it become cluttered, mostly with clothes. My mom, fed up with the growing mess, noticed it and demanded that I return to … Continue reading

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Tears

Anybody up for a good cry? Not the most common question you’ve heard asked but a healthy one, no doubt. When we feel the need to cry, it is the body’s way of telling us that it’s time to relieve … Continue reading

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