Transformation: Deadly Silence by Lillian Duncan

Transformation   As I was getting ready to write this post for Julie I asked what she’d like me to talk about, she gave me several suggestions and…this is the one I picked.  It was a good pick for the book I want to talk about but an even better pick for me personally. Transformation is the act of changing. That’s something that happens to all of us—everyday. So much…

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You’re Invited: Share Your Surrender Story in 2016.

I mentioned Saturday that I’m being very intentional in 2016 about how to best get my Surrender Issues and Chocolate messages to the masses. One way is subscribing to the sweet, weekly encouragement delivered straight to your inbox that will start your week right. It’s the Julie Arduini’s Sunday’s Surrender and Chocolate, a short message that will always include a chocolate mention. Want to subscribe for free? Click here. Another…

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Today, I’m Thankful by Carole Brown

Today, I’m Thankful   Nearly two years ago, I made a decision. Every Monday on my blog (http://sunnebnkwrtr.blogspot.com/) I would post a few things I’m thankful for. In spite of the fact it’s a favorite post by readers, some might ask: do you ever run out of items to list? The answer is no. Not yet.   Trials and difficult times are a part of our world. Few, if any…

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I Just Couldn’t Do It by Deborah Engle

I Just Couldn’t Do It   Crippling, painful, and terminal conditions swoop down on people unawares. My own immediate family has fallen victim repeatedly, but I have remained healthy.   Self-absorbed parents abandon their responsibilities, and families disintegrate into bitterness. Instead of embracing that example, my children go out of their way to stay in touch, and offer support of every kind.   A driver breaks down on the side…

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