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Debbie Erickson

Bible Verses About Hope To Combat Satan’s Lies

| June 11, 2018
Bible verses about hope

In my newest book, Hurting Hearts Need a Light, I talked about how many people have no purpose in life, and they feel downtrodden. I wrote the book so people could hopefully discover their purpose, which will give them something to look forward to; something to work toward.

If you’ve read some of my earlier posts, you’ll know that I’ve faced depression a few times in my life, but I don’t want to dwell on this, this time. What I’d love to do is tell you what I would do to bring some relief to my dreary days.

Whenever I look back, I understand that our enemy, which because of some of the things I’ve gone through will no longer even mention the name because of my disgust for him, therefore, I’ll refer to him as the enemy. And he’s not only our enemy, he’s our greatest enemy. We know he exists, and we’re aware of his ways, but I don’t believe it’s healthy to dwell on this enemy, or give him more credit than he deserves. I think sometimes we give him too much credit, throw his name around too much.

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Faith: How to get it when you don't have it...

Faith: How Do You Get It When You Don’t Have It?

Years ago, I had thought about what the most important thing was when it came to Christianity. And, while there are too many to count, grace is vital, but the other thing that stuck out in my mind was faith. “Without faith, it is…

April 12, 2018
Hurting hearts need Jesus

Hurting Hearts Need Jesus… We All Do

As we look around at the state of affairs of our great country, we see violence, protests, strife and unrest, but if we look past these outward actions, It is my desire that we can see that these things are only the symptoms of…

February 19, 2018

There’s Power In The Name of Jesus

  When I was growing up, I remember my dad telling us kids, “Be careful how you act and the things you say because your name will follow you. I had two older brothers, each of us five years apart. I remember my brother…

December 18, 2017
We are like sheep among wolves, but we don't have to be when we have life with Christ.

Like Sheep Among Wolves

Emptiness. Anger. Hate. Intolerance. Envy. Jealousy. Resentment. Depression. Feelings of Worthlessness. A hurting heart. Everyone has felt these emotions at one time or another. Just look around. I know I’ve had good times, and I’ve had bad times. Some days shine bright, other days…

August 14, 2017

Are You Causing A Ruckus For Christ?

Do you sometimes feel beaten down by the world? Do you spend your time spent around those who tell you ‘you can’t’ rather than those who tell you can? It’s easy to dragged down by others. It seems this is becoming the norm in…

June 12, 2017
reaching for your dreams when life keeps you busy.

Reaching for Your Dreams When Life Keeps You Busy

Have you ever wanted to try some new things, or pursue a lifelong goal, but felt overburdened with other priorities? I know I’ve felt like this time and again. I read a post the other day about how people spend their time and how fast…

April 24, 2017
Never Give Up

Never Give Up

How many New Year’s Resolutions have you kept? How many goals and dreams have fallen by the wayside? We get so excited to make a New Year’s Resolution, and we tell ourselves, “I’m doing it this time!” But, usually by the time February and…

February 20, 2017

How to Find Your Passion

Years ago, I struggled with depression. Not your normal, everyday kind, it was pretty severe, and it lasted for several months. I was physically sick, and I had pretty much stopped eating. I lost weight. I lost my joy. I lost hope. Life wasn’t…

December 12, 2016