Hope For The Broken

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For the past two years I’ve done Thankful Thursdays here on the blog. I’ll be doing them again this year as well. Thankfulness is a way of life.Being grateful is a choice and attitude. For Christians it’s a requirement as well. Ephesians 5:20 ~ And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the …

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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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    Ephesians 5:20 ~ And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.   Give THANKS for EVERYTHING? Even when the kids are fussing? When the puppy (who is 18 months old) is still tearing things up on a daily basis? When the kids talk back? Give …

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    I decided to start posting these “Thankful Thursdays” again. See, it is easy to get out of the habit of practicing thanksgiving, and I need little reminders from time to time. Maybe you do as well. While doing one of my morning daily devotions, One Thousand Gifts Devotional by Ann Voskamp, I just …

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       1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ~ Be joyful always; Pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.   It’s been raining..raining…and raining some more in our “neck of the woods”. 🙂 Puddles everywhere. As we were getting ready to leave one of the buildings at the women’s retreat …

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I’m good at stuffing. Stuffing drawers. Stuffing cabinets. Stuffing closets. AND, yes, stuffing my feelings. Throw it all in and hurry and slam it shut before it falls out or comes undone. Just, out of sight, out of mind. That’s. Not. Healthy. So, to be honest..it took me writing out my testimony to realize some …

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I must admit, some weeks are more challenging than others. Some days it is more challenging to find the joy in the yuck. Those moments when we choose to find the joy in the yuck..those moments define us. Earlier in the week, I had a day of inconveniences and little aggravations. I caught myself feeling …

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