Category Archives: emotional abuse

praying for deliverance…

Yes, I pray for deliverance. King David prayed for deliverance.  He was king and would have had armies and wealth at his disposal.  Yet he still felt he needed God’s Hand to deliver him out of the mire. I’m stuck. … Continue reading

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12 Steps for Self Care

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maybe you stay…

Maybe you stay. Maybe you be thankful you have a roof over your head and food to eat.  And a van to drive.  And a good job with good people. Maybe you just go to work and go the gym … Continue reading

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Why Selfish People Are Incapable Of Loving You

I did not write this.  It was written by James Michael Sama.  Please read the original article here. There are many perceptions of what “true love” looks like in today’s society. People attempt to quantify it or put characteristics or actions … Continue reading

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he found my blog

He said he was sorry to learn of my pain and turmoil. He said I was petty and judgmental. He said a lot of stuff quoting Dr. Laura’s book and defending “Love and Respect.” He said he wants me to … Continue reading

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email from him

I received this email from him this morning: Some time ago we talked to someone who recommended that we read the book, Love and Respect. From that book I learned much, especially about the “crazy cycle”, that we have been … Continue reading

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More of what I want…

There are a couple of things I’d like to add about my “happily ever after.” (You can read my previous post here.) I want him to be successful at his job, business, career, profession. I want him to be willing … Continue reading

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What I want…

Two people this week asked me what I wanted – one so he could pray about it for me and another so he could find a house for me. So, my friends, here’s what I want. I want a house … Continue reading

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hard not to look…

One of the rules of gym etiquette is don’t stare.  (Number 8 here) One of the trainers at my gym works with body builders who compete. There is a guy at my gym who has just recently started in body … Continue reading

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yeah whatever

Every morning, he very cheerfully says good morning to me. (Well, almost every morning.  Occasionally I think he must be mad because he won’t even look at me when I walk in.) I often ignore him. This morning, he again … Continue reading

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