Hope For The Broken

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We all make choices. Many choices in our lifetime. Every choice has a consequence. Every choice matters. Thank goodness, our God is a God of second chances..and third chances…. I’ll be honest. My choices didn’t always bring my Jesus glory. I made that choice though. I wasted precious time as a teen. Thinking that I …

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It’s that time again! I have been looking forward to Thursday all week!   I wonder…did you think more about what you were thankful for? I did! I loved the comments.. Loved hearing what YOU were thankful for!    Colossians 4:2 ~ Devote yourselves to prayer  with an alert mindand a thankful heart.   Not …

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What if you got a gift bag and you filled it with pretty tissue paper and put a beautiful bow on the outside?  BUT…you didn’t actually put a present inside the bag. It sure is pretty. Decorated just gorgeous. BUT..it’s empty. Pretty much a waste isn’t it? What’s the point of it? Would you want that …

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We stood outside. Taking pictures with our cell phones before we went in to eat at the busy restaurant. Out of the corner of our eyes, we saw him. Long, scruffy looking beard. Hat on and carrying some plastic bags. Talking to random people in the parking lot. We assumed he just wanted money. We …

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Recently, someone asked me a question. HOW DO YOU TELL SOMEONE ABOUT JESUS? Someone who doesn’t want to hear about HIM..someone who has chosen to reject HIM.. My answer: You live it. They simply need you to SHOW THEM JESUS. They don’t need for you to hit them over the head with The Bible..they don’t …

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So…lately, a certain word keeps popping up. Like all the time. In my quiet time. In my “digging deeper” study time in HIS Word. In life in general. Have you ever had this happen? You probably have. Do you try to ignore it..just a little bit? I know that I do sometimes. Why? Because, that …

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  As “authentic” Christians, we are to live in this world without being OF this world. Sometimes..no, MOST of the time,  it’s a battle. A battle against self and the enemy. Choosing to fight worldly desires. Fighting the temptation to do what everybody else is doing. (Because..Hey..it couldn’t be THAT bad if everybody is doing it…right???…WRONG.) …

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WHAT IF?

Heather Guest Dawkins

I have started several posts and even have 11 in the “draft” or unpublished phase. It’s just not their time to be posted yet. As I was sitting with my family..I felt the urge to write the poem below. I used to write poetry a lot, but it has been a long time. My hope …

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I’m back!!!!! 🙂 As I was walking this morning through my neighborhood, I knew that I was supposed to share something today. I told you in my last post that I felt the nudge to be more TRANSPARENT and VULNERABLE with you all. So, here I am..and I hope this post blesses you. There is a …

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There’s just something about sharing the deepest parts of yourself with others. The ugly parts that God has turned into something beautiful. It’s a vulnerable place to be in. An out of your comfort zone place. Yet, it’s a place that God is glorified in. I am reminded in Acts 22…when Paul asks to speak to …

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