Tag Archives: control

We Surrender to Win – Guest Post

This is a guest post. The writer wishes to remain anonymous. I grew up in a family where it was considered important to always “be right;” we were often corrected for any mistakes in speech or behavior. This bred a strong … Continue reading

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Craving Control

This blog now contains over 580 posts. The post below first appeared on September 8 2014.  I am sharing it again because it gets at the crux of what it means to surrender to God, something that is crucial in … Continue reading

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Who am I when my Body Fails Me? – Someone in the Hands of God

Last night was the last class of a series on my booklet Living as a Wounded Healer.  We were talking about the difference between co-dependency, enabling, and Christian service. Someone asked a question which I couldn’t quite decipher. So I … Continue reading

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Letting Go for Lent – Control

We have entered the season of Lent, a period of 40 days before Easter when Christians traditionally lament over their sins and then, in response, choose something to give up such as chocolate or Facebook or alcohol. The idea is to … Continue reading

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