Hope For The Broken

Simple Truths Blog

God simply told me: Comfort Her. I was disappointed when I realized how much student loan debt I would have if I began college this Fall to pursue a dream. See, I knew that I was supposed to pursue a degree in counseling. I just knew that it was finally going to become a realization. …

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Can I speak bluntly for a moment? Women need to stop wearing masks and stop assuming that everyone else has it all together. We need to be real and transparent and share the good the bad and the ugly. (No, I don’t mean to rant or tell all.. Face it, nobody wants to hear it …

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Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. (Psalm 116:15 ESV) When I knew my Daddy was definitely dying, (I believe he had coded 2 or 3 times by this point) as we all surrounded him in the hospital, I sang “Jesus Loves Me” and “Zippity Doo Dah” in his …

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Psalm 18:31,32 (NLT) ~ For who is God except the Lord? Who but our God is a solid rock? God arms me with strength, and he makes my way perfect.   I have to be honest. Sometimes I really do find myself talking back to The Holy Spirit. When I feel there is something way …

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Walking closely with Jesus, listening for his voice, and then knowing that you’ve just got to take that step and obey. But….. Is that MY voice I am hearing? Is that HIS voice? Is it because I. Am. Tired. ? Is it because It. Is. Right. ? How do you know what to do…where to …

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I wish I could give a simple answer. An AHA!! type of  answer..that could make things make sense to people who are hurting.   I can’t.   I can only point the hurting to the ONE who heals all hurt. In HIS time..in HIS way. The ONE who promises to never leave us. The ONE …

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I have gotten into the habit of saying that I have a “brown thumb”. Truth is, I have had a LAZY thumb. Yes, you heard that right. It’s a matter of discipline. Remembering to water, feed, and weed these plants. It’s a choice. To watch them grow to their full potential or let them starve …

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    Sometimes, I regress. There are days that I find myself crawling back to my little comfort zone. The one that wants to just hide out from the rest of the world. The one that held me captive for many years. The place where I am safe from rejection. Safe from criticism. Safe from …

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I love music.  Always have. From my days as a little kid playing the piano..to my days of my youth when I sang and played the flute. I just love music. It is an escape of sorts. A refuge. A healing balm even.  I am so thankful that God chooses to speak to us through …

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I woke up really early this morning. If you know me very well, then you know that 4:45 a.m. is very very early for me. My dog woke me up first…she’s a 6 year old toy poodle that occasionally likes to wake me up so that she can go out and graze like a horse. …

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