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Dr. Deanna Shrodes

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Have Your Gifts Become an Idol?

Have Your Gifts Become an Idol?

  It was a sad day in my pastoral journey years ago when I had to ask a musician on a worship team I led to step off of the church worship team for a season due to a moral failure. He became angry and responded with, “This is my way of worshipping God. How am I...

Is There a Gift in Depression?

Is There a Gift in Depression?

This week I was having a talk with my oldest son, Dustin, and we were discussing a friend who is so intelligent, we believe they most likely score high enough to get into Mensa. I mentioned that the friend is indeed brilliant and I wish for their sake that they didn't...

Why Women Should Be Sent Away!

Why Women Should Be Sent Away!

  "Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away."  ~ Barbara De Angelis I didn't have my first real vacation as an adult until my teen sons and daughter were almost grown. We always went somewhere that...

The Reason People Starve

The Reason People Starve

For all of my teen and adult life, I have heard many Christians around me speak of the need to be fed. And truthfully, I've never understood it. I am always spiritually full, unless I decide for some reason to not feed myself that day. I do not wait for anyone else to...

5 Natural Helps With Depression

5 Natural Helps With Depression

I struggle with clinical depression, as well as circumstantial depression thrown in the mix at times. What this means is this... I struggle medically with depression (regardless of what is going on in my life) and I receive medical treatment for this. But at times,...

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