Hope For The Broken

Simple Truths Blog

Ever been the NEW person? The only person in the room who doesn’t know anybody? Ever felt like everyone was staring at you? Judging you? Ever judged anyone? Ever been judged? Fairly or Unfairly? I think it’s safe to say YES to all the above. There’s a difference in judging and being wise and making …

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~ Short And Sweet Simple Truths~ Sometimes, I’m not so “nice”. Sometimes, I am grumpy. Sometimes, I am easily angered. Sometimes, I am judgemental. Sometimes, I am impatient and selfish. Sometimes, I’m a basket-case. Sometimes, I am insecure and sometimes, I am repetitive. Sometimes I’m not the type of wife, mother, or friend that I …

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One dog is sitting practically on my head. One is on my legs. The computer in my lap…Chili in the crock pot. The sound of the water running into the aquarium beside me. There are to-do lists. Places to be. Schedules to keep. But first, a message to share. The messages that I share with …

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The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed. (Psalms 34:18 NLT) There are things in this world that happen, that I’ll never understand. I won’t claim to understand. This I know, My Savior.. My Redeemer, is GOOD. The truth is that this world that we live in is broken …

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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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 For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified. ~ Romans 2:13 (ESV)    I can watch Cooking shows on TV, collect recipes, buy cookbooks…but that doesn’t put dinner on the table.(just ask my sweet husband..:) )    I can …

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I am trying hard to be more like my Jesus. I have lots of improving to do..I know I am far from perfect. My kids and husband are kind enough to remind me of this sometimes too. 🙂 And yes, I remind them as well..so don’t feel bad for me. Ever had one of those …

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WHAT IF?

Heather Guest Dawkins

I have started several posts and even have 11 in the “draft” or unpublished phase. It’s just not their time to be posted yet. As I was sitting with my family..I felt the urge to write the poem below. I used to write poetry a lot, but it has been a long time. My hope …

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      I am studying Genesis – Deuteronomy right now with a group of ladies. We just finished Exodus and are now moving on to Leviticus. As we were watching the video that goes with the study, I was struck with a frightening thought. One of those thoughts that really puts things into perspective. …

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There’s just something about sharing the deepest parts of yourself with others. The ugly parts that God has turned into something beautiful. It’s a vulnerable place to be in. An out of your comfort zone place. Yet, it’s a place that God is glorified in. I am reminded in Acts 22…when Paul asks to speak to …

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