When the need to forgive has been hidden, part 2

The dreams Today on Choosing Peace, you’ll read about a window, clean sheets, a laundry basket, a china doll and…

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When the need to forgive has been hidden, part 1

Adapting Today we’ll begin exploring why we sometimes don’t have any idea that people have wronged us, so we don’t…

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Grieving divorce, part 1 of 8

The destroyer As I prayed and sought an introduction for this post, I was totally stumped. What analogy—much more lighthearted…

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The trauma of disengagement: from denial to healing, part 6 of 6

Mom’s impact—family Next week is Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday. Hot diggity. Last year we went on a vacation for Thanksgiving.…

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The trauma of disengagement: from denial to healing, part 4 of 6

Family 101 A couple weeks ago, Brandon and I were watching a program on PBS about the emotions of animals.…

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The trauma of disengagement: from denial to healing, part 3 of 6

The silence Did anyone ever break up with you by simply never speaking to you again? Not a phone call,…

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Traumatic grief, part 2 of 5

Seeing is believing Have you ever caught a preschooler with chocolate smeared all over his face, who declared—most-assuredly—that he did…

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