Hope For The Broken

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    The Comparison Trap is just that… A trap. A trap that leads to feelings of worthlessness, envy, bitterness, and discontentment. It steals our joy. “Oh, don’t worry; we wouldn’t dare say that we are as wonderful as these other men who tell you how important they are! But they are only comparing themselves with …

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  It’s sad to say, but it’s true.. Too often Christians are known for what we are against.. Not for what we are for. Not all of us.. Not all of the time.. But a lot of the time. Sometimes people are turned off by the church in general. And hear me when I say …

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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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Let me just jump right on in and say: WE HAVE to QUIT believing the LIES that WE tell ourselves!   Oh, you don’t lie to yourself? Really? You just lied.   “I’m NOT GOOD ENOUGH”. “They’ll think I’m stupid.” “UNWORTHY” “I’m just a ….. (you fill in the blank.)” “There’s already a book, blog, …

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~ Short and Sweet Simple Truths ~ I had my mouth set on it. A NEW hot chicken salad casserole. I went to the grocery store (which I don’t love doing), and prepared it. I’m telling ya…it looked and smelled so good! Shoot, I got the recipe from a “trusted” site..a pretty famous chef. What …

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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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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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    Well, it has taken me a bit longer to process these thoughts and truths that have been jumping around in my head. I know that I have shared before, that I take this “writing” or “blogging” thing very serious. AND…Sometimes…that means just waiting and being still. Waiting for God. I have learned patience …

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Ephesians 6:10,11 (NIV) ~ Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. I was thinking about some times in my own life when things didn’t go as planned. {<– link to previous post} There …

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Galatians 6:4, 5 (NIV) ~ Each one should test his own actions. Then he can take pride in himself, without comparing himself to somebody else, for each one should carry his own load. How often do we find ourselves comparing things? We compare prices. We compare clothes. We compare homes. We compare families. We compare …

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