Encouragement for ladies living with an abusive past

By Elizabeth Prata A friend of mine sent these recommendations to me. You might consider these two resources if you are struggling to shed the baggage of an abusive past, need some encouragement, or just want to read about how God's love triumphed in these womens' hearts. I personally haven't read them but here is …

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Where everybody Knows Your Name

By Elizabeth Prata In the 1980s, the Cheers television show dominated the comedic airwaves. It was hilarious and maintained its high-ratings almost throughout its historically long run, 11 years, from 1982 to 1993. Thus, its weekly entry into American living rooms meant that the theme song was destined to become entrenched into the psyche of …

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Fasting: What it is and what it isn’t

By Elizabeth Prata Spiritual disciplines. We all know that they are. Reading the Bible. Praying. Giving. Attending church. Doing good works. Fasting. Fasting isn't talked about much and when it is, it's sort of either glossed over or it's folded in as part of the latest diet-fad-plan. What IS the spiritual discipline of fasting, then? …

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