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Ashley Jackson
Worked at OIKOS Publications
Lives in Denver, CO
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The Burden of Being Broken Pt 14: The Hope of Healing
This is part 14 start from the beginning HERE One of the defining characteristics of people who struggle with depression is being far too self critical. Taking the problems, character flaws, mistakes one makes and blowing it up out of proportion. I have bee...
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The Burden of Being Broken Part 12: Facing Brokenness
This is part 12 Start from the Beginning HERE The days were long and the tears remained. I struggled on, even as God slowly began to show me how to fight, how to renew my mind. Through a series that my church was doing on fasting my mom felt moved to pray f...
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The Burden of Being Broken Part 10: The Dark Period
 This is part 10 Start from the Beginning H ERE With one rash decision to try and dye my own hair, and then fix it, and fix that, and then fix that, I was left with dark, dried, over processed, broken hair. My hair has always been one of my strengths, if I ...
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The Burden of Being Broken Part 8: The Bottom of Brokenness
The Bottom of Brokenness this is part 8, start from the beginning HERE I slowly stopped running as much and as the running
endorphins wore off and I wasn’t getting all that vitamin D, the depression
came back, almost rushing in like a wave. It seemed that t...
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The Burden of Being Broken Pt 6: Depression Feels Like
This is part 6 Start from the beginning HERE In the midst of the raging storm there were always little
moments of reprieve,  moments of help and hope. One was that a friend from high school and his wife had just
moved to Colorado like we had, and we became ...
postpartum depression, Christian depression, Christian who is depressed,
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The Burden of Being Broken: The Bitterness of Brokenness Pt 4
This is part 4 Start from the beginning HERE I saw moving to Colorado to be a part of a church plant as a
way to get me back. A way to plug back into who I was, what I knew, what had
defined me. Ministry, that is what I knew, that is where I was valuable, I...
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The Burden of Being Broken Part 13:Sling Shot Training
This is part 13 Start from the beginning HERE A pastor I heard recently said that when God is removing idols from your heart, it can feel like you are being killed. I certainly felt like I was learning what it meant to die to myself. That true freedom was g...
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The Burden of Being Broken Part 11: Needing a Savior Again
This is part 11 Start from the Beginning HERE Soon we found out the I was pregnant again. I was scared. So much of all this brokenness was kicked off by my last pregnancy, and although I knew our little family was not yet complete, I wondered what all this ...
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The Burden of Being Broken Part 9: The Bottom of Brokenness
This is part 9 Start from the beginning HERE I cried and screamed at my dad. I had created a coping mechanism for being heard. Communicating my need in a calm and matter of fact way didn't seem to be working because when you struggle with depression there a...
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The Burden of Being Broken Part 7: The Battle of Brokenness
The Battle of Brokenness This is part 7 Start from the Beginning Here By that next January I decided to make some changes. I had
been feeling better on my medication and so after feeling defeated and like a
failure for too long, I decided that was it, I was...
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The Burden of Being Broken Pt 5: God in Bitterness
This is part 5, start from the beginning HERE Back when I was serving overseas in my early 20 I would
listen to Beth Moore in my car. I remember her talking about the verses in the
Bible where Jesus tells Peter before His death that Satan has asked to sift ...
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The Bitterness of Brokenness: The Burden of Being Broken Pt3
Start from the beginning  HERE Bitterness comes from an untended to aching heart. An invalidated pain that you don't ever give voice to, but rather shame yourself about.  All I wanted was relief. I wanted someone to show me how to feel better. I thought it ...
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Denver, CO
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Fremont, CA - Apple Valley,CA - Moira, Northern Ireland - Lurgan, Northern Ireland - Closkelt, Northern Ireland
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Serving God through inspiring, challenging, and encourage women in their relationship and gifting in Christ.
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2 little boys, ran a marathon, climbed Mt. Fugi, lived in Northern Ireland, stay at home mom
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Stay at home mom:)
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  • OIKOS Publications
    Illustrator, 2014 - 2014
  • Self
    Free Lance Designer, 2010 - 2013
  • Apple Valley Baptist Church
    Admin Assistant, 2006 - 2008
  • Apple Valley Baptist Church
    Youth Director, 2006 - 2007
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