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How I Found My Way

How I Found My Way

Out of the darkness into the light might be how someone would describe the step from unbelief to recognizing the person and work of Christ as our own, aka salvation. Discovering my way back to this screen was a similar process. You see, Survival Mode from trauma hijacked every scrap of mental energy and focus…

How I Faced the Agony to Enjoy The Richness of Healing, and YOU can too.

How I Faced the Agony to Enjoy The Richness of Healing, and YOU can too.

by Sandra Allen Lovelace  @SandraALovelace  #FreedomWalker  #TimetobeYOU May has been a month of upheaval for me. Primarily because of Mother’s Day. The first shift came when a friend posted about Birth Mother’s Day, a holiday started in 1990 to honor mothers who make adoption possible. Her experience fired an immediate and intense reaction. That’s part…

How to Slaughter a Slander Giant

How to Slaughter a Slander Giant

by Sandra Allen Lovelace  @SandraALovelace  #FreedomWalker  #TimetobeYOU! Being the target of gossip can make me feel anything from uncomfortable to offended. When it evolves into slander I want to take off my gloves and fight back. A recent discovery of more than a year’s worth of that exact dynamic, nearly crushed me. To be more…

When Trauma Storms Strike, Jesus Comes to the Rescue

When Trauma Storms Strike, Jesus Comes to the Rescue

by Sandra Allen Lovelace  @SandraALovelace  #WallflowerWomen  #TimetobeYOU! Various translations of Genesis 1:1-2 describe the earth as formless, void, empty, a waste covered by deep waters and surrounded by darkness where the Spirit of God hovered, brooded, moved over the surface. Such pre-creation chaos is an excellent illustration of trauma. And the ensuing order a display…

How to Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

How to Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

by Sandra Allen Lovelace  @SandraALovelace  #WallflowerWomen  #TimetobeYOU! Vision is my 2020 focus word, and Year of Vision is our blog theme. Last week To Know was outlined as a foundational step in understanding our unique, God-given design at What Would Make a Year of Vision Soar?  Today, To Go is described as the way to transform from bystander to participant in His divine…