Millions around the world are searching for answers to the problems they face throughout life’s journey. Many end up disappointed or disillusioned. Others, however, have found the answer. These fortunate ones are able to rise above hurtful circumstances and enjoy life at its fullest. Hopefully, you are one of the fortunate; however, if you are not, there is still hope.


Life has a way of creating anxious moments. It might be waiting for the results of an exam. It might come from rumors of layoffs at work. It could be as simple as your pay check will not get you through the month.

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It is impossible to live life without experiencing brokenness. Whether it is feeling the pain of a broken promise, surviving a broken bone or experiencing personal failure, life takes its toll on each of us.

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Conditional Love

There is probably no topic which has captivated people throughout the centuries and from most every culture than the topic of love. We put a man on the moon, broke the speed of sound, and mapped the human genome, but love remains a complete mystery. Science has not been able to explain it. Mathematics cannot predict it. Poets still wrestle with adequate words to describe it.

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Death is a cruel and heartless enemy. All of us deal with death at some time or another. Maybe you received bad news from a doctor. Or perhaps you are struggling to move forward after the death of a son, a daughter, or a spouse.

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Someone once said that "depression is your mind telling your body it is tired." That simple definition says so much! Many of us fight depression because our minds work overtime trying to make sense of this crazy, broken world.

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In a perfect world, nothing would ever go wrong. No one would hurt another person. We would never fail. Things would fall into place all through our lives.

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Once while traveling through London, my family and I became quite confused about how to get from one airport to another. We thought we knew the plan, but suddenly, our expectations were shattered as we discovered that we would have to clear customs and take a bus from one airport to another.

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All of us want to be strong. We want to be in control. We want to show others that we can make it in this world. Unfortunately, we all have fears too. They may be a result of bad experiences or they may just “pop up” one day and catch us off guard.

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GUILTY! My ears rang with that one word! That word would change my plans, my future and my world. The judge was angry, very angry! He then read the court sentence.

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Imagine that you live in a place that has battled a long drought. Everywhere you look, the soil is cracked, dusty and lifeless. It is like it never rained there. It might seem like crops or trees would never grow again. But, if you have lived very long, you know that even the longest drought can be broken by rainfall.

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If you are battling illness in your life, you know what it means to feel strength fade and hope dim. It is hard for a healthy person to understand your battle.

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Nearly everyone feels insignificant at one time or another. You may be great on the football field and terrible in a chemistry lab. Maybe you are the star of the show with one group and totally ignored in another. Insignificance has more to do with how we feel about ourselves than our real value as people.

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Shame is a powerful master! Shame makes us afraid. Shame makes it difficult to move forward in our lives. When we feel shame, life loses all joy and becomes a hopeless struggle.

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