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Parenting In Grace

If grace is also truth, then grace is a great and powerful model for parenting. The word “grace” actually means unmerited favor from God, meaning, we don’t get what we deserve but we get the kingdom of God. This is … Continue reading

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The Cycles (Part Eight)

The Cycles (Part Eight) “Nine” Part Series THE REST CYCLE AT WORK The following are some scenarios showing the “Rest Cycle” in action. John has been a diligent and hard worker. He is anticipating a promotion and a raise at … Continue reading

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The Cycles (Part Five)

The Cycles (Part Five) “Nine” Part Series THE POSITIVE BEHAVIOR Once you begin to produce “positive behaviors,” the Try-Hard cycle has begun and it will wreak havoc. You might have decided to try harder because, after an enjoyable weekend with … Continue reading

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The Cycles (Part Four)

The Cycles (Part Four) “Nine” Part Series The Next Cycle: The Try-Hard Cycle Now let’s take a look at “The Try-Hard Cycle.” This next cycle is where many try-hard people have learned to function. They look so good on the … Continue reading

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The Cycles (Part Three)

The Cycles (Part Three) “Nine” Part Series YOUR BEHAVIOR When your behavior is consistent with your shame, the cycle is nearly complete. You will typically do the exact thing that you hate to do. You do the very negative behavior … Continue reading

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The Cycles (Part Two)

The Cycles (Part Two) “Nine” Part Series Many individuals come from family systems where their parent(s) are addicted to drugs, alcohol, work, sex, or even religion. Many have received shaming messages from people outside their immediate family like pastors, teachers, … Continue reading

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The Cycles (Part One)

The Cycles (Part One) “Nine” Part Series The battle to recover from shame and manipulation while experiencing a life full of grace and freedom is waged in two primary areas: the renewing of your mind and the fight to believe … Continue reading

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God Is Not Confused

Let me tell you about Sue who is one of the staff members at The Prayer House. Prior to being on staff at the house, Sue became hungry, thirsty and desperate for God. Sue is one of those individuals who … Continue reading

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