An Odd Place for Trauma

The Empty Seat

I couldn't believe my good fortune. The seat next to me on the aircraft was still empty and the cabin crew were already closing the doors. We were leaving right on time for a 5 hour night flight to Reykjavik, Iceland, where we would land at 6:30 local time. Our entire...

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Lick and a Promise

Ephesians 6:13a - Be prepared. You're up against far more than you can handle on your own. (MSG)Hebrews 4:15-16 - Jesus understands every weakness of ours, because he was tempted in every way that we are. But he did not sin! So whenever we are in need, we should come...

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“Do not look forward to the changes and chances of this life in fear; rather look to them with full hope that, as they arise, God, whose you are, will deliver you out of them. He is your Keeper. He has kept you hitherto. Hold fast to his dear hand, and he will lead...

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The Blanket

Psalm 4:8 "I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety." NIVOur two storey log home does not have heat registers upstairs. We depend upon the heat from the main floors wood stove to meander its way up the staircase.Although this...

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The Build-Up

"I cry aloud to the LORD; I lift up my voice to the LORD for mercy. I pour out my complaint before him; before him I tell my trouble." Psalm 142:1-2 NIVI had been keeping my eye on the snow build up on the hen house and cottage roof for a few weeks. If it snows...

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Just as God Had Said

About six years ago, when I was nineteen, I was in a serious car accident, and survived by a matter of centimetres. I broke a vertebra in my back, and was forced to lose a semester at college. I later caught up, finished my year, received my diploma, and healed...

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