Hope For The Broken

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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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  Psalm 90:12 ~ Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom   There are times when I can be so impatient with my husband and daughters..especially our youngest. She’s the one who is most like him. I find myself rushing our girls. Hurry up. Come on. Let’s go. …

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        Like a lot of others, as this year comes to an end, I am reflecting. Reflecting on the past year. The choices made. The changes that need to be made in the coming year. There is always room to grow. Room for improvement. We have never “arrived”. We have to keep …

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When do we normally give thanks? Not just praying..but when do we normally say Thank You or I’m thankful for… ? Think about it for a second. It is usually AFTER a blessing. Right? After we’ve had an answered prayer. After we’ve seen a beautiful sunset. After. What if we gave thanks to our Father …

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    Maybe you’ve heard of Dr. Gary Chapman’s book, The 5 Love Languages. The first time I heard of it, my husband and I were on a church couples retreat. Wow, it was eye-opening. Basically, I learned what my husband’s and my own love languages were. {You know, like what makes you feel loved …

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As this day comes to an end..I am thankful for the laughter and memories made! Today was a day filled with family, friends, laughter and lots of good food. I’m so thankful for all of these things.. Especially.. The laughter… You know.. We just have to slow down and take the time to notice all …

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    Philippians 4:12 ~ I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. Philippians 4:19 ~ And my God will …

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