Author: Mary Michener

I have these old tapes that have been running through my head for decades. They tell me I’m not good enough. They tell me I’m fat and ugly. They tell me that I need to look fashionable to be accepted. …

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I was attending a worksop and around the room where signs stating God’s in a good mood. All day I kept looking at the sign. Why did the presenters hang it? Where they implying God is typically in a bad …

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Anxiety looms just below the surface. It starts with a feeling of being stressed with a sense of fear. Sometimes it stays there, but sometimes it starts to grow. Pressure sets in on my chest. My breathing gets tight. Everything …

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The path to the waterfall was clear. It was rocky, but easy to follow. There was some climbing involved but nothing to strenuous at least for those of us who stayed on the path. Leave it to my boys to …

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We decided on a 2.5 mile hike. It was to be a moderate and not too shocking to the body. It was no surprise when Curt and Jackson wanted to veer off the main path and go higher. I joined …

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I like to make plans. I often think through exactly how I want things to go. I put details in place to make the plan happen smoothly. I can make the best plans. The problem is life never seems to …

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Every year as far back as I can remember, I have made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. Clearly, if I need to make it every year, it’s not working. This year needs to be different. Then I received …

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I never tire of reading about the promise foretold and fulfilled. A Mighty God, wonderful counselor given to us forever. He is God with us (Immanuel), always and forever with us. 6 For to us a child is born,    to us a …

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Choosing no bad days going forward is going to be a challenge for me. A challenge I am wiling to take on. Until recently, good days, bad days, average days were all apart of my existence. I didn’t even think …

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Nobody likes going to the DMV. Nobody wakes up wanting to go wait in line and spend two hours renewing a drivers license except me. I woke up the other morning thinking it was a great day to go renew …

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