Restoration

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#YMIlookingback

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Life gets harder, the older we get. So we often look back on our past with fondness or regret. What’s the first memory that comes to mind when you recall your past? Is it a happy or sad one? Are there moments you wish you could relive or rewrite?

Do You Need Restoration In These Areas?

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We're constantly overwhelmed. We spend a lot of time trying to get people to like us. We constantly look out for what’s new and exciting because we’re tired and bored of the everyday.
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How to Respond When a Friend Confesses Their Sin

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It was 1:05 a.m. A friend had just sent me a long message, asking for prayer because she was struggling with physical attraction towards her colleague even though she was already in a committed relationship.
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Can I Confess Something?

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We had just finished a study and were about to share our prayer requests when one of them began by saying: “If you could please pray for me, I feel like I’m addicted to shopping. Like maybe I’m spending a bit too much buying things that I don’t need.” When I heard this, I felt crestfallen. Not because there was anything wrong with what she had shared, but because I suddenly felt like I could not be as honest with my own confession.
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How to Beat That Languishing Feeling

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When 2020 ticked over into 2021, we were hopeful that the new year would be a better one. And for awhile, it did look promising. But alas, the bubble’s popped and the recent news about the outbreak of new COVID strains, worsening cases, and heightened restrictions have made us feel like we’re right back at square one. What can we do to keep ourselves going? Here are some tips to help us beat that languishing feeling.

Clean Start

For many years my wife and I put off doing some major remodeling to our home.

Being Messed With

Stretching hurts. But with the years piling up, I’ve determined that I must heed the trainers’ wisdom. I’m clinging to the hope that the work will be worth it in the end; but for now, these stretching exercises are truly a pain.

Worth the Wait

Everybody is waiting for something. What are you waiting for—employment, marriage, family peace?

HIV Turned My Life Around—For Good

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Sometime in 2017, a coworker who knew that I was an advocate for HIV/AIDS awareness, asked if I could accompany him for an HIV test. I agreed and decided to also get myself tested. When I received the test results, I was stunned. I was HIV positive.