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Posts Tagged: connection

How Full Is Our Relationship Tank?

Are we connected to fulfilling relationships, or distant ones? We live in a culture that is moving away from emotional intimacy. Social media allows us to present what we want others to see of ourselves. It doesn’t foster transparency and vulnerability. There are people who come across as being open and honest about themselves and their situations…. Read more »

Our Deep Desire to Belong…

How badly do we want to belong? I believe we come hardwired with a desire to belong. To feel connected. Some of us crave it more than others—–which is probably based on how secure we felt growing up and how deeply connected we are to others right now in our lives. For those of us… Read more »

How Giving Up Our Rights Brings Freedom

Quite a few years ago we went on a long road trip. Family reunion in Canada, a lovely sojourn to Wallowa Lake and then visited friends as we meandered back home. There was very little grousing from the short people in the backseat as we wound our way up over mountains and down through canyons…. Read more »

The Pain of Disconnection

Broken relationships don’t have a place in God’s kingdom. They happen, obviously. All the time, unfortunately. Disconnection is from the enemy’s team. Their demonic objective is to steal, kill and destroy. From us, God’s kids. The enemy of our soul is consumed with stealing our joy and peace. Killing our hope and love. And destroying… Read more »

When Life Disappoints

It’s easy to trust God when life runs smoothly. We skip through the flower-laden meadow of our minds, easily declaring God’s goodness. But when difficulty strikes—–a lost job, a wayward child, a hiccup or tornado in our marriages, how do we walk in the truth? In His promises? How do we maintain peace and joy… Read more »