Author Archives: One Man's Journey

About One Man's Journey

I've experienced a lot of pain and inflicted my share through a lifetime of selfishly pursuing all that this world has to offer for my pleasure and well-being. Why God in His infinite mercy chose to raise me up out of the pit of despair, depression, addictions and emptiness I may never know, but I'm now all in and passionately in love with a Passionate Savior. If you are struggling with addictions, resentments, depression or any of life's struggles, know there is a Healer, and His name is Jesus. God Bless.

A Season Of Suffering

I have come to discover that the reason the words of those closest to me sting so deeply is because just beyond my own conscious awareness has been this Inner-Condemner who has been spewing the same lies my entire life! Continue reading

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When No Means Yes

Colossians 3:5 Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry. Colossians 3:8 But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, … Continue reading

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50 Days of Promises (47) Looking Back To Move Forward

Philippians 3:12-14 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. 13 Brothers and sisters, I do … Continue reading

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Love Your Neighbor As Yourself

Matthew 22:39  A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself It has been said many times in many circles – you can’t give away what you yourself don’t have. How can I truly love my neighbor if I … Continue reading

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The Search For Peace

Romans 8:5  Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. 6 The mind governed … Continue reading

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The Best Divine Appointment Ever

As I drew closer however something didn’t seem right. She was standing alarmingly close to the cliff’s edge Continue reading

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How Do You Run From God?

OUCH!!!! Way to unravel nearly my entire existence, thank you for that Lord! (yes, God understands and accepts my sarcasm) Continue reading

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