Category: 12 Steps

Be Alert–the Caged Canary Stopped Singing

Coal mining in the 20th century many times included taking a caged canary into the depths underground. These birds were sensitive to carbon monoxide, a…

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Book Review, Red Pen Redemption by Lori Roeleveld

Would you be bold enough to challenge God with your life? Helen Bancroft did in Lori Roeleveld’s, Red Pen Redemption. It’s a story of Helen’s…

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Memories of Treasures Long Ago

Even though my family of origin was pretty dysfunctional, one of my favorite pastimes when I’m feeling a bit low is to remember stories about…

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When Making Amends Isn’t Enough

I felt the clamminess of my palms as I rang her doorbell. She and I had been friends years ago, but the choices I had…

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Discovering Freedom in All the Things You’re Not

Having trouble wearing all the hats you own? Lori Roelveld’s blog hit me right between the eyes.  She offered that maybe I should sell some…

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Bubbles of Childhood Joy

Dedicating this to a good friend … you know who you are. And for all those who are overwhelmed with Life … look forward to…

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I am not going to be an Israelite today.

Some days we see clearly, then other days we do not. Marie Monville’s post shares how we all can have our moments. But God’s plans…

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I went to a strip club

Thoughts from Anna McCarthy on the first time she and a handful of ladies from her church went to a strip club. Moving. Humbling. Challenging….

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Problems Still Happen

Mother’s day is over. Back to reality. What do you do when the trials come? Dr. Michelle Bengston addresses dealing with how to deal and…

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What Fills Your Cup?

We are what we eat and drink. Maybe not spaghetti or iced tea, but we are what we take in. What do you hunger for,…

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