CHALLENGES WOMEN FACE aka DEAR JULIE

Wanting a Loving Man

Challenges Women Face

February 7, 2017

Dear Julie:

I feel as if the enemy is pulling me from God. I just want a strong relationship with him. Raise my son the best I can, be the best mom I know. I’m doing it all alone and I get tired sometimes and overwhelmed.

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Searching for Happiness

Challenges Women Face

September 16, 2016

Dear Julie:

About 10 months ago me and my one and only guy best friend of 10+ years decided to try a relationship. Me personally, I knew that he was a handful considering everything we would discuss about his female partners over time. Thinking I meant

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Wanting to Grow

Challenges Women Face

April 12, 2016

Dear Julie:

I am a 20 year old woman seeking for a better relationship with God. But let me back up. I come from a really emotionally abusive childhood, which made me become totally withdrawn from people and relationships. I only got caught up in “relations”

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Dangerous World

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“Facing Our Challenges Head-On”

June 30, 2015

Dear Julie: I find myself living in constant dread. Every time I read the paper or listen to the nightly news I’m reminded how dangerous our world is. I fear for my kids, my grandkids, and even for myself. If it’s not global terrorism or looming

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The Thankful Face of Black Friday

At 4:00 a.m., the alarm jangled me out of a sound sleep. I dragged from my warm bed. Why had I let my daughter talk me into joining the hordes of pre-Christmas shoppers at this ungodly hour? I dressed, fixed my hair and makeup. You bet I wore makeup! Sipped a quick cuppa joe and

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A Day in the Life (Gayle Atteberry, Oregon Right to Life Director)

Last night I returned home from a panel discussion with Planned Parenthood spokeswomen. I told my husband I had just seen the face of Satan and needed a backrub to ease my stress.  Too strong of words? Today my Bible devotion was on 2 Corinthians 11:14-15, “….Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light. It

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A String of Selah Pearls – Psalm 83:5-8

Positioned gracefully across the Book of Psalms is a string of seventy-one pearls, lovely beads of wisdom followed by the admonition SELAH which means, “Pause, think on these things, meditate.”    Psalm 83:5-8 “With one mind they plot together; they form an alliance against you—the tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites, of Moab and the descendants

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A String of Selah Pearls – Psalm 82:1-2

Positioned gracefully across the Book of Psalms is a string of seventy-one pearls, lovely beads of wisdom followed by the admonition SELAH which means, “Pause, think on these things, meditate.”    Psalm 82:1-2 “God presides in the great assembly; he gives judgment among the ‘gods’:  How long will you defend the unjust and show partiality to

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A String of Selah Pearls – Psalm 77:9

Positioned gracefully across the Book of Psalms is a string of seventy-one pearls, lovely beads of wisdom followed by the admonition SELAH which means, “Pause, think on these things, meditate.”    Psalm 77:9   “Has God forgotten to be merciful?  Has he in anger withheld his compassion? Selah” Meditation This sounds familiar! How

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A String of Selah Pearls – Psalm 75:3

Positioned gracefully across the Book of Psalms is a string of seventy-one pearls, lovely beads of wisdom followed by the admonition SELAH which means, “Pause, think on these things, meditate.”    Psalm 75:3 “When the earth and all its people quake, it is I who hold its pillars firm.  Selah.” Meditation In the 21st Century, we

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