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.

One Visitation, Two Purposes

August 13, 2018

In The Quiet Place by Nancy DeMoss, she starts out with Scripture from 2 Thessalonians 1:7-8. “..when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his might angels in flaming fire, inflicting vengeance on those who do not know God and on those who do not obeyed the gospel of our Lord Jesus.”. There will…

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When Prayer Weeps

August 3, 2018

When Prayer Weeps Nancy DeMoss in The Quiet Place reflects on Luke 19:41 ” When he drew near and saw the city, he wept over it.” When Jesus looked over the city of Jerusalem, he saw people who had rejected God’s right to rule over their lives. His heart was broken over God’s mercy and…

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Holy Heartbreak

August 2, 2018

“You have not obeyed my voice. What is this you have done?” Judges 2:2, In today’s reading Holy Heartbreak in The Quiet Place by Nancy DeMoss, she wonders when she talks about our sin, what our sin and unfaithfulness does to God.   Our sin breaks the heart of our Lover-God who created and redeemed us…

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Morning Drive

August 1, 2018

Psalms 119:147, “I rise before Dawn and cry for help; I hope in your words.” Our goal each day is going live in conscious dependence on the power of the Holy Spirit. Psalms 5:3 says “in the morning you hear my voice.”. It is so easy to think we can handle our own work, keep…

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Bundled Up

July 24, 2018

Nancy DeMoss shares in The Quiet Place that on Jewish Tomstones it will say “bundle in the bundle of life”. The idea is taking one’s valuables and prized possessions and wrapping them up in a bundle to keep them safe and protected, free from danger or damage. She relates that bundle of things to a…

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In Eternity’s Light

July 18, 2018

The last ten day look at Nancy DeMoss’s dad’s legacy  was his life time goals. She found a piece of paper with these three questions on them: 1) What are my lifetimes goals?  He wrote several goals that related to his giving, family, personal  life, and business…..   2) Next three years? His short term plan…

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Give Liberally

July 17, 2018

Today Nancy DeMoss shares another nugget from her father.  Give Liberally. She says, God honors generosisty.  “Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the fistfruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats I’ll be busting with wine.” God does promise that all your needs will be…

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Invest Your Life

July 16, 2018

Invest Your LIfe in The Quiet Place, Nancy DeMoss shares another nugget her father passed on to her. Psalm 90:12 says “So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.” Her dad says ‘Don’t spend your life – invest it.’   Do we squander our life on things that do not matter? How…

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Taking Responsibility

July 13, 2018

Romans 14:12 says ” So then each of us will give an account of himself to God.”  In Taking Responsibility, The Quite Place, Nancy shares how she didn’t get along with her mom as she was growing up.  Do any of us?  Her dad’s nugut of truth is 1) you must honor your mother and…

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Little Things Matter

July 12, 2018

Little Things Matter   “Do not be decieved: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that he will also reap. (Galations 6:7) Whether it’s an eating habit, a work habit, a spending habits, or any other pattern that’s become ingrained in your lifestyle, those small choices from early in life now require a level of…

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