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Posts by Amber Lappin

Unforgiveness

When your church pastor says something like “And it’s important that you forgive. It’s important to your health and relationship with God!” do you just smile and nod because you are all forgive-d up and this is no problem for you, or does one name come to mind? I am in that second group. I…

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Holy Matrimony, Batman!

This year, my husband and I are all set to celebrate our 25th year of marriage. Way back in 1991, surrounded by floral bridesmaid’s dresses and groomsmen with mullets, my man and I faced one another in the blistering heat & promised God, each other, and our friends and families that this was forever. Now,…

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Asante Sana Squash Banana

The Lion King is one of my favorite animated movies.  There are many little life lessons in there, but one of those that stands out to me comes from the scene where Rafiki has a deep and difficult talk with Simba. For those of you not familiar, here’s a quick recap. (Warning: spoilers ahead!): Simba…

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Directionally Challenged

When I was a new mama, I used to cling so tightly to the scripture which said ‘Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6 KJV). I interpreted it as a sort of formula. I thought the scripture meant, “If…

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