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Why I’m Not Observing Lent

So, I'm researching to explore this whole season we're in with many people observing Lent. In actuality, though the scriptures reveal many people (including Jesus) fasted, and there were wanderings and other things that deal with 40 days, the reality is nowhere in scripture is Lent (or even Ash Wednesday)…

Feelings & Humanity Bring Us To Jesus’s Feet

For the last year or so, it's been excruciatingly difficult to write with the intent to publish. I couldn't put my finger exactly on the reason this was up until about a month ago. Even then, just to acknowledge this didn't mean I knew how to re-engage. It comes down…
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Feelings Are Meant To Be Felt

Last night, I posted this to my Facebook Page: And herein lies a major problem in our culture - one that is exposing narcissism left and right: People aren't allowed [with many] to feel, or be even for a moment, sad, disappointed or angry. I just watched a video of…

The Panthers & Cam Expose Narcissism

Growing up, I wasn't a huge sports fan. There were some teams I'd sometimes follow, but not consistently. Yet, I've always enjoyed movies such as Facing the Giants, The Blind Side, Rudy and many others because of the struggle-victory message they send. A message that encourages humanity to step up…

Resolution: It’s Necessary

Resolutions. Goals. Purposing. Whatever your word for the impending New Year, the reality is, a New Year is happening with or without any of these things. I've sought to never make resolutions before, because honestly, yes...I fail miserably at them. The majority of people do, and I believe I know…

Limited Time Only: Free Download of “Faith-Building!”

Hey, everyone! In light of the spirit of giving with Christmas right around the corner, I am offering my current eBook for FREE, here on my website ONLY, from December 13, 2015, to December 31, 2015, at 9PM EST. ***This offer is not available on Amazon.*** You can access it…

How to Overcome the Lie of Isolation

Hey everyone. I'm Marni, and I'm still a grateful believer in Christ, and I'm still in recovery for struggles with codependency, dependency and anxiety. Today, I want to talk about relationships - namely, friendships. "In the end, you'll realize you only have a few true friends. But that's better than…

Why Halloween is a Blessing For Me

Hey everyone. I'm Marni, a grateful believer in Jesus - and I'm in recovery for struggles with codependency, dependency and anxiety. Yesterday, Halloween, was a blessing. Trick or Treating happened, but how it started off was with sitting down with a sponsee of mine to chat over breakfast with to…

How to Avoid or Overcome Relapse

Hey everyone. It's been awhile since I've been around here - again - but alas, I am still here. I'm Marni, a grateful believer in Jesus Christ, and I'm in recovery for struggles with codependency, dependency and anxiety. The last few weeks, again, have been hard. The last time I…

Your Job Is…

Can you finish this sentence? By the way, hi everyone. I'm Marni, a grateful believer in Jesus Christ in recovery for struggles with codependency, dependency and anxiety. So, back to the question...can you finish the sentence in the title of this post? Your job is...??? This past summer, I dove…