True Community Celebrates the Success of Others

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“Rejoice with those who rejoice.” (Romans 12:15) Have you ever outwardly congratulated a friend on her accomplishment while inwardly wishing it could have been you instead of her?  Have you ever felt like giving up on your dream after seeing another person fulfill it first- and better? Have you ever been so focused on your own success that you missed the opportunity to help a friend achieve her goal?  Regrettably, I have experienced all three scenarios, and each one left[Read more]

Writing Through Writer’s Block . . . and Finding Him

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I have opened a new post entry almost daily for two weeks, and each time, the blank screen inside terrifies me.  I approach it with dread, knowing that the words won’t come- again.  No new thoughts, experiences, insights, observations spur my fingers to action.  I wonder if I will ever write another blog post. To avoid this belief, I search through the thousands of themes available, in hopes of updating my site and giving it new life and purpose.  I[Read more]