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Emerging Whole

At age 19, I found myself walking into my first meeting of a 12 Step group for recovering alcoholics near...

A Multitude of Sins

What kind of monster screams at her children like that? Red-faced, chest heaving, spitting as I snarl. How horrible it...

The Battle with Envy

Four bedrooms. Two levels. Lovely hardwood floors, a huge kitchen complete with island counter and trees outside every window. I...

Until Our Final Breath

Torrential rains reflected my tortured soul as we said goodbye to my dad one cold day in February. The memorial...

Griefshare.org

Griefshare.org

A Christian-based support group, Griefshare is accessible online throughout the country and is a lifeline for many today. On the...

The Long Road to Forgiveness

The phone rang. Anticipated small talk with Mama quickly gave way to concern when I heard her anxious voice. “Daddy...

Stop. Look. Listen — and Talk

Stop. Look. Listen — and Talk

Health care changes rapidly. Do your research. https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/financial-legal/info-2018/long-term-care-insurance-fd.html Senior citizens are often targets of fraud or neglect. Be aware of...

Defeating Abuse

My dad was an alcoholic. A mean one. One late night when I was in fourth grade, Dad’s violent threats...

Embracing the Empty Nest

I stood in the unfamiliar grocery store, on the verge of crying. My eighteen-year-old daughter had just chosen a package...

Exposed

“You argued with the interviewer?” I glared at my husband. Has he forgotten he has been unemployed for six months?...

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