Is Porn Use Abuse?

Hello, Friends! I live near my state’s only professional ballet company and I spent Saturday evening enjoying the latest show. Two weeks ago, I was invited into the studio to watch a rehearsal for that show with a few other lucky patrons. At that time, the dancers had only undergone 4 days of rehearsal. That…

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Does Time Heal All Wounds?

Hello, friends! March is a time for renewal and rebirth. At the end of the month, Christians across the world will be celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is a wonderful season to think about the life, mission, and journey of our Savior. Though it was foretold even before His birth, Isaiah 53:5 comes…

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How To Navigate Romantic Holidays With A Destructive Partner

Hello, friends! January hit hard with a flurry of snow and lots of shoveling in West Michigan. I am hoping for something different this month. We can’t always know what is next in life, but we often have some ideas about what to anticipate. Whether or not Punxsutawney Phil is correct or not, I know…

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I Can Never Please Him No Matter What I Do

Happy January, friends! I hope you all had a safe and enjoyable holiday season. I was able to take a little time off to be with family and friends. The pace of life slowed down a little bit, but in some ways, it seemed busier than usual. Now that I am back to the normal…

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How Do I Keep Myself from Reverting to Old Habits?

Hello, Friends! The year is quickly coming to a close. This time of year, people tend to get busy with social events and holiday planning. I am going to ask you to pause and consider how you have grown this year. Are you happy with the person you are and the relationships you have with…

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Should I Forgive And Forget?

Hello, dear friends! We are entering a busy season. I pray that you are able to find God’s peace even in the midst of your circumstances. November is the perfect month to nurture a spirit of gratitude. I am thankful for this community that is so wise and loving. Today’s Question: Can you help? I…

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I Feel Trapped and I Don’t Know What To Do

Hello LV&Co Friends! I pray you are well! The end of the year is quickly approaching. Time moves speedily in adulthood, does it not? Soon we will be thinking about goals for the new year. How are you doing with those goals you set for yourself 9+ months ago? I have been training toward being…

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What Does it Mean to Respect Your Husband?

Good morning, Friends! September is always a busy month! I hope you are getting ready for all that Autumn brings. Today’s question is short but one that I think deserves attention and discussion. I know I am not the only one who has contemplated the practical application and meaning of the word respect. Join in…

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