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Crappy Cake

The afternoon ended with me seeing how much I disliked crappy cake, but how often I ate it. I know, I know. Weird topic for women facing betrayal right. Well, not really. Let me start from the beginning. My husband and I had been married for eight years. We were parents to three babies and…

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Letter to Pornography

Pornography,You are no longer welcome in my home. You are no longer invited either by force or by enabling into my marriage bed. I will partner no more with your lies. I am partnering with Kingdom ways, purposes, plans and truth. You have been exposed as a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Your effect on my…

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Dear Dolly

In early March 2020, Dolly Parton shared her desire to be on the cover of Playboy magazine again with “60 Minutes Australia.” This time for her 75th birthday. I read the brief article and immediately my heart sank. Once again, I see celebrities loosing sight of the impact and choices of continuing to embrace this…

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Endless Hope, Relentless Joy

Endless HOPE, relentless JOY started with a baby boy. – for king and country By the grace of God, I’ve always been able to separate the actions of people from the character of God. I wasn’t angry at God when my mom would hit, scream, throw and punish. I wasn’t angry at God when my…

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Do You Believe I Can Redeem All Of This?

For those reading this today, I don’t know where you are in your journey. I don’t know if you are full of faith for your healing or desperately searching for a glimmer of hope to hold onto. Belief can be birthed in the despair of desperation. I have seen Jesus redeem. For you and for me today, I am speaking to our faith, encouraging belief.

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Slow Change

Many things do in this season, including my husband’s recovery. Despite the amazing progress my husband has made over the past couple of years in the way of his addiction, his progress has now leveled off. Praise God he has been porn free for nearly two years, but there is a piece of his heart that is still holding on to the day in and day out struggles.

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The Night that Changed Everything

My husband was a strong source of security for me. When he became unsafe for me, that security was gone. I realized how much I depended on him for security, when in truth, the only One I should depend on for my security is Jesus. That’s all. Jesus should be it. No person is able to hold us up. No person was ever meant to carry that weight and keep us anchored and secure.

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Dear Friend,

I want to start off by saying that your friendship is so important to me. You mean so much to me and my family. We have shared many memories and laughter together. I treasure you. Because I value our friendship, I wanted to share some of my needs as I am navigating through this new…