Category: Bitterness

Praise for the Thorn

We all have a thorn. Really, we likely have lots of different thorns all throughout our lives. Presently, my thorn is depression. You can read all about that here. Like Paul, I…

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Keep Getting Up

Postpartum depression is all the rage. Literally. When people think of being depressed, or at least, when I used to think of being depressed, I didn’t think of anger. I thought of…

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My Year with Postpartum Depression

I never expected this part of motherhood. In the months it took leading up to my sweet daughter’s birth, I imagined so many scenarios. I imagined what she would like, how her…

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Lessons from Leah

Yesterday we began a study about two famous Old Testament sisters: Rachel and Leah. While yesterday we dealt with the young sister, Rachel, today’s post is going to focus on the latter,…

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It’s Nothing Personal

Sometimes, for my sanity, I have to remind myself that when the world is against me, it’s nothing personal. When I get angry comments on my blog because I’ve posted a truth…

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Naomi or Mara?

Since Naomi isn’t the title character of the book of Ruth, we often overlook her contribution to the story. It is her family, after all, that Ruth is made a part of,…

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The Silent Killer

For years I have struggled with jealousy. Wow, that feels good to say. The moment I first noticed it was when I got really upset when I found out people whom I…

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Let It Go (Frozen Hearts Edition)

We live in the time of exes – especially those of us who are in our twenties and thirties. Our hearts have been damaged by dating gone wrong. But, it’s not just…

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Safe Complaints

Maybe you’ve noticed that complaining is a fairly regular topic on my blog. Mostly that’s because it is something that I struggle with a lot and I need regular reminders that it…

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Use What You Know

I have always found the story of David and Goliath to be a fascinating one. When you get past the kid facts and get into the real meat of the lesson, there…

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