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Christians are allowed to experience and express sorrow, but they are often prevented from doing so. Marilyn Elliott shares some thoughts on the role of sorrow and lament in the Christian life.

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.

Typically, we shout Hosanna in a celebratory way while our sweet children wave palm branches on Palm Sunday. But, Hosanna is not always a joyful cry. Keith Turner shares the meaning of the word Hosanna and what it means as a cry of desperation: "Lord, save now!"

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.

Do you remember that mean kid who bullied you in school? Sometimes it seems like we have those people in our lives as adults. Heather Butler shares four thoughts to help you handle the mean kid on the playground of life.

Stop. Breathe. Be. It doesn't matter what state you find yourself in; God still desires to draw near. Why not meet Him with honesty? Today's Weekly Breather offers an exercise in being honest with God in lament.

In many Christian ministry circles, people believe that in order to serve God, we have to sacrifice ourselves and "burn out or rust out." Elizabeth Peterson shares her journey of learning good self care and five core truths she has learned in the process.

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.

Caregivers and people in ministry are the world's worst at taking care of themselves. How can we begin to do better? James Hampton discusses some of the main pitfalls that cause us to neglect our own care and hinder us from gaining the renewal we need.

God absolutely desires racial reconciliation, but how do we get there? Learning is the path to understanding. Patricia Taylor discusses ways to begin to learn from those who are different than us.

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