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Old 10-13-2010, 11:17 PM   #31
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Old 10-13-2010, 11:39 PM   #32
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I wish every message board had a sticky like this. I quite often open topics only to read the OP and think, this is going to end badly.
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Old 10-13-2010, 11:48 PM   #33
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subbing to read all this. it looks like a gem Allison.
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Old 10-13-2010, 11:49 PM   #34
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It actually feels like I soak up others' energy (not intentionally).
that's a high level of empathy that may actually be from a strong spiritual gift that no one has taught you how to use wisely. It's really important to learn how to be a conduit with other people's pain going through us to the Lord--lifted up in intercessory prayer--and His love flowing through us out to other people. Otherwise we end up bottlenecked where we are full of their pain and trying to love them out of our own limited resources
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Media Free Week every quarter or so, is a good way to deprogram from the noise in your head
ITA from experience that a media hiatus every once in a while is *vital* for resetting priorities / clearing head space.
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Old 10-14-2010, 02:30 AM   #36
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Thank you, Allison.
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Thank you, Allison. So beautifully said.
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Old 10-14-2010, 07:19 AM   #38
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Thank you, Allison!
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Old 10-14-2010, 08:26 AM   #39
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Wow! Thank you so much!! I just re-joined gcm and so great to read this before I start posting!!
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bumping
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Definitely a sticky-worthy post!
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very well done. Thank you Allison.

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A year writing it, wow, you are amazing and such a blessing here, Allison!

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Amen, and amen!
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Thanks for taking the time to think/ write all of this out. Wise words Allison
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