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A Gratitude Story

Jamison looked over and realized that “every black circle and square on Schou’s family tree represented someone who helped save my life.” Continue reading

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Addicted to Sad

If you find yourself doing something even while telling yourself, “I shouldn’t do this,” or asking “Why am I doing this?” or hiding the fact that you are doing it, you are probably addicted to it. Continue reading

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The Power of Acceptance – as told by Job

If any Bible story speaks to people with chronic illness and other long-term miseries, it’s got to be the Book of Job. Job’s story is about the healing power of acceptance. As presented in Job, the idea of “God” might … Continue reading

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The Power of Pets

Julie walked slowly in to a San Francisco multiple sclerosis support group I led, leaning on her walker. Her first line of introduction was, “I don’t know why I’m here. It’s not like you can help me or anything.”

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