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Your Story Isn’t Finished

Are you in need of some encouragement? Do you feel like you will never get over the effects addiction has had on your life? Click on the link below to be inspired by Paula’s story of healing and hope from trauma and addiction. Episode #13  Addicted: Your Story Isn’t Finished

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Trauma in the Church

Before I share my heart with you on this topic I would like you to know I am not a doctor, psychologist or therapist. What I am is a person who suffered a long time with anxiety, depression, an eating disorder and many other self-harming behaviors. After I gave my…

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Holidays Can Be Painful

After reading my title you might be wondering what I mean when I say holidays can be painful, but I feel it’s important for others to know how I feel around the holidays, because I know I am not alone. If I am the only one that feels this way,…

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What’s Your Story

I share my story to help others find healing and freedom from trauma and addiciton.   Someone once asked me, “don’t you get tired of sharing your story?” Well, I have a strong answer for you today, No, I don’t.   Right now I am praying for a family who’s…

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For Those Who Have Been Abused

I feel others need to understand the battles that some people may face if they have experienced some type of abuse, whether it’s physical, emotional or sexual. We might think that no one will understand the things we have went through, but to often there are many people suffering silently…

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Eating Disorders Are Exhausting

If you have ever struggled with an eating disorder you will probably understand what I am about to share. If you know someone with an eating disorder I hope I can help you better understanding the battle that goes on in the mind of someone struggling. I have struggled with…

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Why I Will Pray for the Troubled Kid

As I am sitting here reading the updates about the Florida shooting I am getting sick to my stomach. I tossed and turned through out the night thinking about this school shooting. My heart hurts for all the families and I feel completely broken, but I can’t get the image…



Have you ever felt like you wasted the entire year without achieving any of your goals? I know that is how I felt 2017 ended for me. Before I share with you what I learned over this past year, I would love to hear about some of your goals for…

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Trust God with your Mess

When I was 15 years old and pregnant I found myself in what felt like a mess, and at the time I could see no way out of it, let alone see the BIGGER picture. But 26 years later here is my photo in the Grand Rapids GR magazine as…