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Links from today’s radio broadcast …

Just in case you didn’t get a chance to jot them down during the radio program this morning, here are the links I mentioned: Peacemaker Ministries The Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF) Information on my “Fear Not!” Retreat “Blame it on the Brain” by Ed Welch “Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Anxiety” by Elyse Fitzpatrick Judy’s and my book, “Peacemaking …

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One Hour Radio Interview on “Fear Not!” tomorrow (June 30) at 10:00AM (EST)

Tomorrow morning, I will have the joy of again being interviewed on WBCL’s Mid-morning Connection with Lynne Ford. Here are the specs in case you’d like to listen in: Date: Thursday, June 30 from 10:00AM – 11:00AM (Eastern) Show: WBCL’s Mid-morning Connection with Lynne Ford Topic: My new women’s retreat, “Fear Not!” Thanks for any prayers you care to send …

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Ahh — Grad School

I just had the most enjoyable conversation with someone yesterday about graduate school, so when Z put this graphic up, I just had to a) laugh and b) share it with you: So funny! And so true. Hope your day is going well. I’m having a great day except for this ONE (huge! terrible! I’m still cringing about it!) parenting …

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Stress

I awoke in the night drenched in a cold sweat. My heart was racing. My eyes were wide. The memory of my dream (nightmare) was still so fresh it felt like reality. Lying there in the dark, everyone else in the house sleeping peacefully, my conscious mind tried to work through the frightening scenario that my unconscious brain had cooked …

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First World Problems

Funny but not so funny … at all: HT: Z

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Amorous Glances …

‘The glances over cocktails that seemed to be so sweet, do not seem quite so amorous over shredded wheat.’ Benny Fields

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The problem is when our passion for these issues exceeds our passion for the gospel …

And Kevin DeYoung hits it out of the peacemaking park with this post too: All Out of Whack

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Ten Difficult — But Really Important Words

Michael Hyatt beautifully exegetes a peacemaking truth in this brief post: Ten Difficult — But Really Important Words

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People who suffer without complaining are unusual.

I’ve pretty much underlined ALL of the content in Chapter 5 of our book for women’s study this week (Learning to Be Happy). Here are just a few of my notes: – Happy Christians worship God as he ought to be worshipped. True worship is not just attending services and saying our prayers. On the contrary, it is possible to …

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When even innocent pleasures become stained/guilty …

I still think that his booklet, Pleasures, is one of the best things Dr. Powlison has ever written. Today I was reviewing his three broad categories of difficulties that tempt us toward guilty pleasures: 1. You are bored, lonely, with nothing to do. 2. You are stressed, frustrated and worn out. 3. You are hurt, betrayed, and treated unfairly. Perhaps …

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