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Awhile ago, my husband told me how when he was growing up, he built elaborate snow forts every winter.  The entire backyard was dedicated to his fort-building and spy games.  He would build his barricade on one side of the yard, and then dig a tunnel all the way from…

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“I am enough.” We see it all over.  Carved on decorative stones, and painted on banners, mirrors, and chalkboards.  There are images all over the internet of this mantra, scrawled in marker on hands, arms, and even across chests.  Its purpose is to encourage and inspire…to awe us into believing…

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Anxiety is an unpleasant state of inner turmoil, … It is the subjectively unpleasant feelings of dread over something unlikely to happen, such as a feeling of imminent death. Anxiety is not the same as fear, which is felt about something realistically intimidating or dangerous and is an appropriate response…

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I’ve talked to several people in the last few months that are in tough situations.  Problems with their finances, their children, their marriages, addictions, you name it.  What has shocked me in every instance is their lack of desperation.  They’re complaining, crying, and even asking for help…but they really don’t…

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