Real Pleasures Of Life

What do you find pleasurable? The smell of rain, the taste of fresh strawberries on ice cream, the many breath–taking colors of a sunset, the majestic sound of the ocean waves crashing onto the rocks, or maybe the soft smooth feeling of a furry kitten. These things engage our five senses in a pleasurable way. …

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God’s Call (Part 2)

As a young adult, I continued to lack confidence in myself and was shy. I would not speak up for myself or when there was opportunity to share about Jesus and His love for all. In my first job as a Medical Technologist, I began to gain confidence in myself at work, realizing as I …

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Why I Plan To Write And Speak

This week I had the privilege and honor of being interviewed by Shannon Ethridge, best-selling author and speaker (www.shannonethridge.com) about my participation in her online course, B.L.A.S.T. Mentoring (blastmentoring.com). I was able to share my vision of writing a book concerning my journey in recovery from my addictions and speaking on a national level about …

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God’s Green Lights!

Early on in my recovery God encouraged me to give my testimony for the very first time to a group of people being trained to facilitate small group discussions in a recovery ministry. The idea of doing so petrified me. God had his work cut out for him as I was very resistant and full …

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God’s Grace – A gift that gives many gifts

God's grace can be very difficult to grasp because it doesn't always make sense and seems intangible. I know it involves His love and His sacrificing His only son, Jesus, just as John 3:16 reminds us. Yet, God's grace is so much more. I've spent the past few years attempting to better understand God's grace …

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