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Love one another as Jesus has loved us.

Once you have been captured by Papa’s presence— His love, you are never the same. With each successive encounter with His presence, the lure of this temporal world decreases.  Knowing you are a stranger without a permanent home on earth. You long for a better country— a heavenly country. It is this longing for heaven …

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Oh Lord, give me a heart of gratitude When darkness encroaches Threatening devastation is at hand Suffering approaching ***** Thwart my retreat into the barren past Contemplating what ifs Ground me with Your grace so I can holdfast To Your exquisite gifts ***** Love healing devastating brokenness Washing away sorrow Humiliation, utter hopelessness Silencing my …

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Lies, deceit, treachery Weapons of betrayal Hate filled, spiteful gossip Precious confidences Innuendoes, half-truths Spinning webs of falsehoods Spewing deadly venom Poisoning my good name ********** Dreading waking each morn Betrayal’s knife greets me Excruciating pain Regrets, doubt, dying hope Simmering anger, hate Mourning trusting another Wishing I had never met My traitor, betrayer ********** …

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Once upon a time Many years ago A girl in darkness Abused and lonely Longed for acceptance For others to see Her hidden beauty Masked by shame and pain Deserted, abandoned By those she trusted Callous betrayal Cruel heart daggers Wondering each day Who will I become Me the imposter Pretending, hiding An image you …

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This morning as I listened to If We’re Honest by Francesca Battistelli. Waves of gratefulness and love washed over me. A love I wanted and needed to share. For more years than I care to remember. I lived life on my own terms. Erecting an impenetrable wall between everyone and me, including loved ones. Doing …

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