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Author: Patricia S. Taylor

Suicidal Thoughts: an Inside Look

Self-harm and suicidal tendencies are destructive forces that touch many lives. But, for the average person, it can be hard to understand, especially for the loved ones of those affected by such difficult problems. Patricia Taylor gives a rare inside look into the thoughts of someone who has struggled with self-harm and suicidal thoughts.

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What to Remember When All Hope Seems Lost

Is the saying, “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” really true? Patricia Taylor tells us about a stubborn, crazy little plant that refused to give in to winter’s cold and what it taught her about God’s hand of provision when all hope seems lost.

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What is Lent Anyway (and Why Should I Care)?

We often pretend that we know what is going on in the life of the church, but somewhere deep inside, we are wondering what in the world Lent is anyway! Patricia Taylor explains what this season of the church is, and why our souls desperately need what Lent has to offer.

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5 of the Best Resolutions for 2016

To make a resolution or to not make a resolution…that is the question of the day. Patricia Taylor shares her thoughts on New Year’s Resolutions and offers 5 of the best resolutions you can make for this new year.

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Why Advent is the Key to Redeeming Christmas

Every year, we hear people crying out for Christmas to be redeemed from our culture. Perhaps you have found yourself adding your voice to that cry. There is something in us all that aches for a real experience of true hope. Patricia Taylor shares why Advent is the key to redeeming Christmas and helping us all to experience the true hope our Savior brings.

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That Time I Aired My Dirty Laundry

We always hear that it is not good to air your dirty laundry. But, what do you do when someone offers to wash it for you? Patricia Taylor tells the story of how a neighbor’s offer of incarnational love taught her to allow others into the not-so-clean parts of her life and how we are made for community.

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