Healing Words for Hurting Hearts
Eileen Hinkle Rife

Healing Words for Hurting Hearts

Stories that spark faith, hope, and love 


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Journaling for Good Health: What's Your Story?

Posted by Eileen Rife on April 6, 2010 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (5)

The story is told of a woman who lay in her sick bed watching a cocoon outside her window. As the butterfly struggled to emerge, she thought she would help the creature along by snipping the cord that held it to the cocoon. Immediately the cocoon opened wide, and the butterfly escaped without any further struggle. However, its wings were lifeless ...

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Writing to Heal: Introduction

Posted by Eileen Rife on June 2, 2009 at 11:19 AM Comments comments (0)

 I love this pic! My son-in-law, Nathan, captured the shot in Sri Lanka. I cherish this picture so much that I printed it off my computer, framed it, and hung it over our kitchen table, along with the verse: Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations. I will be exalted in the earth (Ps. 46:10). God gave me that verse while sitting in the...

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"Transition! Transition!"

Posted by Eileen Rife on May 18, 2009 at 9:22 AM Comments comments (1)

     I sat down at the computer this morning with the song, "Tradition!" from Fiddler on the Roof buzzing around in my head. Fresh on my mind from riding in the Waldock van and listening to the classic musical, I giggled to myself. So my fingers spat out, "Transition!" because once again this year is full of them . . . in every way.


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