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Accepting Your Journey March 21, 2018

I teach an anxiety group at Good Samaritan Ministries. One of the main reasons I am passionate to help those struggling with the disorder is that I myself faced the deep confining darkness of an anxiety disorder. Five years ago I spent two months inside, unable to walk into the garage without feeling dizzy and faint. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 Million…

The Miracle of Jesus’ Ministry of Love February 13, 2018

One cold December morning, I prepared 100 ham and cheese, with mayo and lettuce, sandwiches, stuffed them into sandwich bags, and piled them into 100 lunch bags that I had filled the night before, each with a drink, an apple, a bag of chips, a cookie and a Christmas card that spoke of Jesus’ love. My husband and I drove to our downtown area and handed them out to the homeless on a cold, wintery day of Holy love. In…

Boundless Camaraderie In the Presence of the King! October 10, 2017

Vibrancy of the love of God pulses in the hearts and lives of those who love Him. Such love and power pulsated throughout Good Samaritan Ministries’ fundraising dinner in the evening of September 30th.  The evening was like no other in my life; miracles were popping all over the room, as dedicated friends moved about, visiting at every moment possible. There were moments of rapt attention, as courageous speakers spoke of the utter transformation of their lives by the love…

Thy Life Is a Miracle September 18, 2017

“Thy life’s a miracle. Speak yet again.” – Shakespeare Wendell Berry writes of a scene in Shakespeare’s play King Lear where a proud man is left destitute and tries to leap from a cliff to end his life. Through his son’s clever trick his life is saved. His son then tells him, “Father, thy life’s a miracle. Speak yet again.” The point that Berry makes is that this amazing line serves to pull the man out of his despair and…

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