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Posts Tagged: Erwin McManus

Draw Apart Before You Fall Apart

This week I withdrew for a couple of days to the BC coast. Powell River, to be exact. While there, I sat on the beach and read my Bible, journaled, and dug into Wide Awake by Erwin McManus. The combo was exactly what my soul needed. In the midst of our busy lives, it’s easy… [ read more ]

Facing Change with Confidence

Nearly two years have passed since a stranger’s phone call added a new dimension to my writing and speaking career. The stranger was a man from Toronto, a recent university graduate seeking to establish a marketing firm. He was exploring the possibility of promoting Canadian authors as experts in their field. “I found you online,”… [ read more ]

A Newborn, a Panicked Mother, and the Fear of Rejection – 2/2

What causes a 20-year-old unmarried woman to deny she’s pregnant despite the obvious, and then dispose of her newborn son’s body in a dumpster? As I mentioned in my last post, one psychiatrist suggest it was the fear of rejection, “of some sort of disapproval from others.” I have a hunch the psychiatrist is right…. [ read more ]