Category: Healing

A Booksom Babe Goodbye: We’ll Miss You, Diane!

A Booksom Babe Goodbye: We’ll Miss You, Diane!

Diane had stopped coming to our bookclub soon after her diagnosis. She’d had brain surgery and was on an intense course of chemotherapy. We were at a loss. Diane had been a “Booksom Babe” for 13 years. We loved her wit and her insights as we discussed literature, sipped wine and shared bits of our lives. She is only 59, we lamented. She just retired from …

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The Deadly Consequences of Unforgiveness – Health & Science – CBN News – Christian News 24-7 – CBN.com

The Deadly Consequences of Unforgiveness – Health & Science – CBN News – Christian News 24-7 – CBN.com

I just had to share this with you! Heard highlights of this on the radio (K-love.com) on the way to work. There’s actual medical evidence that we are made sick by holding grudges and refusing to forgive! It is so important to let it go when we are wronged for the sake of our own …

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New Church, New Coffee House: A Real Oasis After Wandering in the Desert

New Church, New Coffee House: A Real Oasis After Wandering in the Desert

I see now how “unwell” I had been staying at my old church all those years. God was saying, “You want to be well, Tanja? Get up! Pick up your mat and walk!” So we began visiting new

A Slice of Swiss and “God’s Baby Girl”

A Slice of Swiss and “God’s Baby Girl”

It seems to me that each of us feel holes left from childhood in some way or another. Nobody has perfect parents or are perfect parents, themselves. I agree with Beth Moore, that we all could use to connect with God in a parent/child role, to be filled. As she said, “If we have a missing piece, we are missing peace.”

Left My Life-long Church: Waiting for the Next “Glorious Unfolding”

Left My Life-long Church: Waiting for the Next “Glorious Unfolding”

My colleague and friend remarked recently that I’d done some serious changing over the past few years. I’ve taken responsibility for things I needed to deal with in my own life, weeded out people who were “so-called” friends, gone through relationship reboots, and have found ways to cope and eventually thrive in therapy and in …

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