Author Archives: Rina

Thriving Because Of

. “The reality is that some spouses never change, and some marriages don’t get better.” – Charles and Michale Misja, Thriving Despite a Difficult Marriage . I’ve come to the conclusion that all marital problems stem from one major flaw: … Continue reading

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Getting Close

Asterion and I had one of the best rides we’ve ever had today and I thought this would be a good time to post an update on my “Move Closer, Stay Longer” experiment. If you recall, after a bad fall … Continue reading

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Waiting for baby

Last week I got to do a maternity session with a beautiful new friend, just weeks before she and her husband welcome their first baby… boy?  girl?  We’ll find out soon!  Thank you for allowing me to share such a … Continue reading

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The “crap” journal

For the past few months, I’ve been waging my own private war against resistance, getting up early to spend some time each day writing.  This time has become sacred to me, for may different reasons, but I’m sorry to say … Continue reading

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Emerging Victorious

Years ago, I got caught up in the doctrine of “do not handle, do not taste, do not touch” (which Paul warns against in Colossians 2:21 and I wrote more about HERE.)  Several things have contributed to my slow emergence … Continue reading

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Help for the refugees

I have some troubling news to share, regarding the Refugee Center in Bowling Green, KY.  I recently received a letter from the Albert Mbanfu, the Executive Director of the Refugee Center in Bowling Green, informing me that the executive action … Continue reading

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Move Closer, Stay Longer

I recently read a book by Dr. Stephanie Burns called Move Closer, Stay Longer. According to her biography, Stephanie Burns has devoted her life to understanding the adult learning process and helping people reach their goals. In her book Move … Continue reading

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