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Am I Enough?

Am I Enough? Absolutely not. And absolutely yes. It’s a paradox: a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when...

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The Love and Power of the Gospel

Guest post by UGM Staff Chaplain Sonny Westbrook, originally published March 15, 2016.

The celebration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ...

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Truly Loving Relationships

 In UGM Recovery, the men and women learn that setting boundaries is part of having truly loving relationships. In fact, what seems like a loving...

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Love and Power of the Gospel

By Sonny Westbrook, Director of Ministries

The celebration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ from the dead is a high point of the year for...

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Lose the Label: Player

By Merrily Brast, Staff Writer

“When I meet a woman, she’s kind of my drug in a sense. If she’s clean, I’m clean…that doesn’t mean I’m ‘sober.’”

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UGM Camp: a Girl Named Mina

By Clare Pursch, UGM Camp Photographer/Blogger

Mina.

Mina is the name of the little girl that came into my life this last week at UGM Camp and left a...

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Experiencing God's Love at UGM Camp

By Clare Pursch, UGM Camp Photographer/Blogger

Love that abounds, laughter that uplifts, hope that sustains, life that breathes life, light that...

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That's Unconditional Love

By Merrily Brast, Staff Writer

Love—it’s what each of us desire and search for. Unwavering, faithful, unconditional love. Rachel Haynes sought it in...

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The Cycle of "Love"

This post is the first in a 2-part series on relationship addiction by UGM LIFE Recovery Counselor Yvonne Wilhelm.

How would you define relationship...

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Having Someone to Love

"If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of...

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The Beauty of God's Love

By Merrily Brast, former Staff Writer

“You are worse than you think you are, but also far more loved than you feel you are.”

–Timothy Keller

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