Monthly Archives: January 2011

Tourette Syndrome: Know The Basics

“Dropping F Bombs” ******* Tourette’s disorder, or Tourette syndrome (TS) as it is frequently called, is a neurologic syndrome. The essential feature of Tourette’s are multiple tics that are sudden, rapid, recurrent, non-rhythmic, stereotypical, purposeless movements or vocalizations.    What … Continue reading

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Seek Out the Gold

“He returned to Nazareth, his hometown. When he taught there in the synagogue, everyone was amazed and said, “Where does he get this wisdom and the power to do miracles?” Matthew 13:54, NLT   Chapter 13 of Matthew is your … Continue reading

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A Clear Case of Forgiveness

When they could not pay, he cancelled the debt of both. Now which of them will love him more?” Luke 7:42, ESV  We are all in debt.  Some owe $10,000.  Others owe $500,000.  But we are all in debt.  And … Continue reading

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The Way Things Are, Really

“We are not fighting against humans. We are fighting against forces and authorities and against rulers of darkness and powers in the spiritual world. 13So put on all the armor that God gives. Then when that evil day comes, you … Continue reading

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Join the War

Prayer for Today: For All Those Who Battle With Mental Illness  *** “God of Peace, give us the courage, patience, and love to walk beside our brothers and sisters who struggle with mental illness.  Comfort the afflicted, and embolden us to … Continue reading

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Sheep Who Stray Away

“It is well to be the sheep of God’s pasture, even if we have been wandering sheep. The straying sheep has an owner, and however far it may stray from the fold, it ceases not to belong to that owner. … Continue reading

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Upgrading to Joy

by Julie Anne Fidler, BB Weekly Contributor I don’t know about you, but when I’m feeling ill – particularly with depression – I don’t want to do anything. Getting out of bed is a chore, tackling business or housework is … Continue reading

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