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God the Refuge of the Righteous (Psalm 94)

1 O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongs— ??O God, to whom vengeance belongs, shine forth! 2 ??Rise up, O Judge of the earth; ??Render punishment to the proud. 3 ??LORD, how long will the wicked, ??How long will the wicked triumph? ? 4 ??They utter speech, and speak insolent things; ??All the workers of iniquity boast in themselves. 5 ??They break in pieces Your people, O LORD, ??And …

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Redemption

Is a sociopath so very evil that he or she cannot be saved? Modern psychology teaches that there is no hope for them. I cannot believe that is true. I have come to believe that this is not a disease; it’s a series of choices that have led to a series of demons. I know God. God is love. God …

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Uncontrollable Rage

Yesterday I felt an emotion that I haven’t felt in a while: rage. I’ve felt angry – often – but the rage that came yesterday was uncontrollable. I was shaking, crying, and felt like I could explode or hit someone. It’s a good thing that it was just Ken and me here. We were taught by our abuser that we …

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It’s Textbook

If you take the time to listen to the stories people tell of how they were abused – especially spiritual abuse stories – what you end up hearing is the SAME story, over and over again. Different people. Different situations. Different locations. Different backgrounds. Same abuse. As a new friend says – “It’s textbook.” As I say – “the devil has …

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WORDS

A sociopath’s primary weapon is words: First, to woo you. Second, to gaslight you. Third, to withhold them from you. Fourth, to tell others about you. There’s one way to #epicwin against them – #useyourwords#tellyourstory #breakthesilence

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