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    How to Heal After You’re Broken

    This post may contain affiliate links.   My wonderful mother-in-law gave me a book that has helped me heal emotionally from the brokenness in my life, including fibromyalgia. Of course, this is an ongoing process, full of continual turning to God, but this book has really helped. My favorite quotes: I underlined so many sentences in this book that spoke to me in my current circumstances. I hope that you find encouragement in these quotes and my reflection on them.   The miracle happens in the breaking. A recurring theme in this book is being broken, the joy that can come from the pain. This turns my normal thinking from…

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    Say Yes to Freedom

    This post may contain affiliate links. This quote sums up Year of Yes by Shona Rhimes well. What I like about this quote and what I don’t like about it sums up my feelings toward this book. Everyone can all agree that we don’t want crappy things to happen to us. There is a sense in which one can demand more than just accepting crap. My situation may not change, my fibromyalgia isn’t going away any time soon, but the way I deal with it can. My attitude toward the crappy things can change just how crappy they are. I do not believe I am in control of what happens in my…

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    Ready Player One

    This post may contain affiliate links. I came across an article in Relevant Magazine that was terribly upsetting to me because it seemed to condemn both the movie and the book Ready Player One through misinformation. I considered writing a comment, but I realized that I wanted to give a thorough refutation of this article. Reviews for Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One have not only been better than expected, but better than one would hope for. How have critics viewed the movie? Rotten Tomatoes gave Ready Player One a 74% – Certified Fresh, IMDb gave it 8/10 starts, and its Audience Score was 80%. Hoping for low ratings is an opinion which sets up the tone…

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