Very, very interesting story. I'd like to share it with my Bible study group and my followers on Facebook. To that end, may I please have the "friend link"? No one else I know subscribes to Medium, so I can't just share the story link. FYI, I started a Facebook group to pray for our enemies using a beautiful prayer written by John Piper. If you're interested in joining it, the link is Thank you :D

My greatest weakness is His greatest strength

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We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves. (2 Corinthians 4:7, NLT)

We admitted we were powerless over alcohol — that our lives…

I searched Google for this devotional, but nothing came up. Could you please give the full title, author name, and publisher? Thanks!

Remember, we are human beings, not human doings!

Inviting someone to forgive you

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“Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift.” (Matthew 5:23–24, NIV).*

Made direct amends…

Christian Recovery

Joining the circle

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In therapy when I was younger, I worked on some feelings of being excluded. I may or may not have actually been excluded, but I had often experienced feelings of being “left out” and “not belonging.” The therapist asked me, pointedly, could I love myself enough to join the circle…


I faked ’til I made it

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Or, rather, I should say “I faked it ’til He made me.”

The backstory

If you’ve been reading my articles on Medium, you know some or all of the following: I’m an adult child of an angry, emotionally abusive, alcoholic father who covertly incested me. …

God doesn't send" people to hell. People send themselves to hell by their choices and actions.

It seems Medium is closing a number of publications., includingI PS: I Love You and now this one. You will grieve; your contacts here will sift themselves into friendships beyond the publication; and you and your tribe will morph as you find a new muse to prompt your writing :-) (((Hugs)))

Asil Fenn

Recovering adult child of an alcoholic; introverted, God-loving, creatively weird human being

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