Debbie O’Berry, Licensed Professional Counselor; Certified Advanced Addiction Counselor
3827 W. Howell Road Mason, Michigan 48854 517-256-6751
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Debbie's blog!   Yes, I am doing this.  It seems to be the thing to do now.  How fun!

I'll share the books I've been reading, reflections that have helped me through different aspects of my life.  I hope that you will find something that you can use in your life and may also enjoy these books.

Dry Spells

July 3, 2019

Dry Spells in THE QUIET PLACE by Nancy DeMoss starts off with Psalms 42:11,” Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are in in turmoil within me? Hope in God: for I shall again praise him my salvation and my God.”. Dry Spells are good opportunities to ask God to show us…

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Defy Explanation

June 30, 2019

Like 1:35 says “The Holy Spirit Will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you.”. Nancy challenges us in Defy Explanation in THE QUIET PLACE to believe him for the impossible –reconcilation of marriages, the salvation of unbelieving friends and relatives, the spiritual transformation of wayward children, a fresh outpuring…

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Maintaining Your Distance

June 26, 2019

Maintaining Your Distance is today’s reading from THE QUIET PLACE by Nancy DeMoss.  She starts out by saying that none of us are immune from sexual sin.  As Christians we need to pursue purity of thought and practice.  Sexual purity mirrors the character of God.  To be faithful, loving, and a covenant-keeper.  Every aspect of…

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Love That Restores

June 25, 2019

Love That Restores is today’s reading in THE QUIET PLACE by Nancy DeMoss.  James 5:19-20 is where she started.  “My brothers, if anyone among you wanders from the truth and someone brings him back, let him know that whoever brings back a sinner from his wandering will save his soul from death and will cover…

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Consider Him

June 20, 2019

OnCONSIDER HIM  when things are hard. When the sump pump in the basement doesn’t work.  When the water comes to close to the house from the pond.  When your husband is overwhelmed with it all. Yes trust God.

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Like Drinking Poison

June 19, 2019

LIKE DRINKING POISON, by Nancy DeMoss in THE QUIET PLACE leads off with Matthew 5:7, “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.” Hating someone or not forgiving someone would be like drinking poison and hoping someone else would die. Really, that is a bit foolish. But we do it all the time. I…

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Our Appetite

June 12, 2019

Scripture today is 2 Timothy 2:22, “So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the LORD from a pure heart.”  One of my favorite books in the Bible.  So I ask the Lord, “Are there any youthful passions that I need to work to ellimanate? Nancy…

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Broken Beginnings

June 11, 2019

Psalms 139:23-24 says “Search me, I God, and know I heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead to me in the way everlasting!” Broken Beginnings in THE QUIET PLACE, helps us to see that sometimes we get to be proud and steal God’s…

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God is in Control

June 10, 2019

Today’s subject is GOD IS IN CONTROL by Nancy DeMoss in The Quiet Place.  Proverbs 21:1 says “The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the LORDS.  He turns it wherever he will. ”  When we submit to God-ordained authority, we are placing ourselves under the spiritual protection and covering of…

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Free from Sin

June 7, 2019

Today I read Romans 6:22 “But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sactification and it’s end eternal life.”. The thing that is  jumping out at me today is “being set free from sin.”  We don’t have to sin.  When there…

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