Monthly Archives: October 2009

Sunday Funnies: G.R.A.C.E.

Grace, they say, is God’s Riches At Christ’s Expense. I don’t remember when I first heard that nifty mnemonic acrostic, but I know it’s just a hook to hang some teaching on, and it’s a fine, sturdy hook. But I … Continue reading

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B.B. Thoughts for Today-Yes!

Things have been going swimmingly well.  In the last week, I’ve somehow strung 5-6 good days together.  These are some of the first without depression/mania in several months!  I feel like I’m on solid ground finally. I’ve forgotten how good it … Continue reading

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Guilty as Charged, Or is There a Way Out?

  Guilt can be a merciless taskmaster that drives us far from God. Or, guilt can gently lead us back to a right relationship with Him, more fully convinced than ever of the Father’s love. How we respond to guilt … Continue reading

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B.B. Thoughts for Saturday, “Zombie-ification”

by Bryan Lowe It’s amusing to see how thing get started.  I’ve been hearing a lot about “zombies”.  It’s crazy, but zombies are now suddenly vogue, and I’m sure they appreciate the publicity, having stalked the landscape for so long … Continue reading

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When Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Gets Bad

Combat veterans, sexual assault survivors, and other victims of trauma are vulnerable to a condition called Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). People with PTSD suffer from a range of symptoms that interfere with their capacities to enjoy normal life. People who … Continue reading

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