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Method Writing on Doubt

August 18, 2015
Method Writing on Doubt

Probably you're familiar with method acting—techniques actors sometimes use to identify more closely with their characters emotions and thoughts. They do this in the hope of a more realistic performance.

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Stuck in a Rut with No Friends in Sight

February 17, 2015
Stuck in a Rut with No Friends in Sight

Is it just me or does it seem like true friends are few and far between when you're stuck in a rut?

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Psalms of Lament and Secret Beliefs

January 13, 2015
Psalms of Lament and Secret Beliefs

As soon as I heard the verses from 2 Samuel 13:1-20 I knew I had to write about it.

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How to Trust God in the Dark Days

January 6, 2015
How to Trust God in the Dark Days

Last year, I spent an autumn weekend in Alberta and was shocked to look outside at 6 p.m. and see light.

In British Columbia, where I spend most of my time, autumn is usually rainy and dark by six. Therefore, the light was a noticeable and almost enchanting thing to see.

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Post-Christmas Blues

December 30, 2014
Post-Christmas Blues

These days there is such a build-up to Christmas and then suddenly, it's over.

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Hope in the Face of Doubt: Why Did Elijah Run?

May 13, 2014
Hope in the Face of Doubt: Why Did Elijah Run?

Immediately after Elijah’s victory at Mount Carmel (1 Kings 18-19), he suffered from fear, depression, and anxiety. When Queen Jezebel threatened his life, Elijah fled to the desert, leaving his servant behind.… more

The Eeyore Theory

April 8, 2014
The Eeyore Theory

You know who he is. Eeyore, the stuffed donkey from Winnie-the-Pooh; the loveable depressed eternal pessimist.

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In My Brokenness

June 25, 2013
In My Brokenness by Annalisa Patenaude

Most people are surprised to learn I was once overweight. To cope I constructed what I thought was an indestructible wall around me. I didn’t want to face my problem. But at 19 years old, the wall came crumbling down.… more

Rethinking God's Sovereignty

April 2, 2013
Rethinking God's Sovereignty by Robyn Roste

Lately I’ve been rethinking my idea of God’s sovereignty.

In particular, I’m questioning my beliefs about the sovereignty of God when things don’t go my way—do I really believe He works all things for good? Really?

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When There's Nothing to Be Thankful For

October 2, 2012
When There's Nothing to Be Thankful For by Robyn Roste

I knew as soon as I wrote out this title I wasn’t telling the truth. Because there is never nothing to be thankful for.

But it sure feels like it sometimes.

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