Hope For The Broken

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Quiet. Unsettling. Different. I like it. One week into the social media break and it’s funny how it came after my 31 Days of Being Present in Real Life series. The one that I purposely did NOT complete. Yeah. God does have a sense of humor. So, here I am. Learning things about myself. Listening …

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(One of my favorite verses. I even wear it daily on a bracelet I had made.) Romans 12:12 ~ Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. As I start my day, I am so blessed to look at this Thankful Tree on my kitchen table and see the leaves of thanks that …

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    What happens when you don’t really want to BE PRESENT? You know… The days that you want to be alone. Zoned out. On an island even. The days that you just want to withdraw into the shadows. The days when you are just completely mentally drained. Feeling like you are pulled in a …

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Day 2 of 31 Days of Writing   We were heading out for a free day. We had been doing mission work in New Orleans for a few days straight. Looking forward to walking the streets and seeing the sights. Off duty. A young woman sitting on the steps outside of the church we were …

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I don’t know about you, but for me, normally when I can’t stand the place I am visiting, I don’t ever want to go back. Like ever. For those who don’t know, my family went on a mission trip to New Orleans this summer. People warned me of the smells, and even the fluids that …

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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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I’ve found that with grief comes moodiness. Some days I’m more irritable than others. Some parts of the day I’m “ok” and at other moments I’m not. Not many people see those sides of my grief. Or if they do, I don’t even realize it. Truth is, I don’t know when the low moments will …

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        Ever had one of those moments that make you realize the real deep stuff down in your heart? The “man, I sure do need Jesus. Because I still have dark in my heart” kind of moment. The moments when you slip and flesh comes out in your attitude? NO? Really? Well, …

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A list for Mothers or anyone who plays the role of mother.. Or anyone who has a mother. Basically a list for everyone. Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge. (Proverbs 23:12 NIV) #1 – You can be their mother and their friend. As long as they respect you as …

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For those who knew our Daddy.. For those who didn’t.. Below is WHO HE WAS and a little of what we (his children) wanted to share about him. How do we even put into words, the depth of love we have for a man that modeled unconditional love and was the picture of love? We …

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