What I Knew When + 4 videos

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Has it happened to you? You finally reached the end of your rope . . . or Your world collapsed in on you . . . or You realized the truth of the claims and . . . . . . bowed your head and heart to the One who called your name. Do you remember the day? I do. Maybe you …

Grace for Runaway Horses

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You lost it again. Whether you actually raised your voice or not, the damage is done. You slipped the reins of self-control and your bad attitude reared its ugly head. Like a wild stallion your piercing eyes, sharp tongue, body language broke their constraints and led the stampede of destructive words. Hopefully, realization dawns quickly. You feel guilty. You do your …

Let-Them-Live LAW

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Imagine it. Your parents discover you’re going to be born left-handed (or fair-skinned, or allergic to something, or with a temper, . . . ) They realize that such characteristics will likely cause you and them difficulty. After all, you’ll need special scissors if you’re left handed. They’ll need to teach you to be careful outside to avoid sunburn. It …

Powerless in Poughkeepsie

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Okay, you may not be in Poughkeepsie*. I’m not either. But you are powerless. I am too. We have those times when we recognize our lack of control. Everything we hoped for falls through and we know we wasted a lot of time and effort and emotions. And we’re ready to tear out our hair. At other times we have a good day where the plans …

What’s holdin’ you back?

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  There aren’t any physical restraints. Nobody slipped on a straight jacket while you slept.         There aren’t any visible barriers. Nobody built a wall around your heart when you weren’t looking.   Yet the inner struggle to remain silent or share your burdens grows day by day, sometimes moment by moment. Until. You want. To explode. The Sons …