Hope For The Broken

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I wouldn’t have learned what I have, without the pain. I wouldn’t have learned the beauty of mercy and grace if it weren’t for the roads I’ve walked down. I wouldn’t have learned to turn to HIM if I didn’t have a reason to. If not for the pain… If not for the breaking… If …

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“You are my hiding place; You shall preserve me from trouble; You shall surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭32:7‬ ‭NKJV Who do you run to when you are weary? Where do you find rest? Let me encourage you to find your rest in God. If you find yourself feeling anxious and uptight try …

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I am so glad that GOD is not like me. He is good. All of the time. I’m not. He is merciful and faithful to me all of the time. I don’t always show mercy, and as much as I want to be…I’m not faithful to Him every single second of every single day. GOD …

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Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Hope For The Broken https://anchor.fm/heather-dawkins/episodes/Hope-For-The-Broken-e8bsrm This is just a very uncut.. background noise.. raw.. spur of the moment thing. It will get more professional .. but this me. And I had to share what was on my heart. For His Glory, Heather Dawkins heatherdawkins.com

When I fail. I’m tempted to run. To run back to the comfortable. The easy. To just stop and give up. To just say that I’m done. Worn out. Desperate. Tired. I want an escape. To get out. Away. To be still and to run at the same time. Time. It’s what I need. Time …

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For many years I have prayed, contemplated, and waited each “beginning” of each year for MY WORD. The word He wants me to focus on in order to be in His will. His will is the only place that I ever feel peace. This last year I’ve grown, changed, and learned. I have discovered things …

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  Maybe, just maybe, we look at closed doors all wrong. There’s a popular saying that goes something like this: ” when God closes one door he opens another.” We just tend to think that it is going to open immediately. Like, right when we want it. We pace and huff and get down in …

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These hands have held, been held, worked, wiped tears, patted backs, rubbed headaches away… these hands have been folded in prayer, they’ve reached out to another, twiddled, anxiously moved, covered a mouth filled with laughter, rubbed a back to console. These hands have written down feelings, held the hand of a dying loved one, held …

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To the little girl in the photo: Life will give you many twists and turns. The ride will sometimes be smooth and other times will be bumpy. You will face things that you never expected. You’ll learn that not everyone is who they appear. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll scream. You’ll stand up and stand …

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God simply told me: Comfort Her. I was disappointed when I realized how much student loan debt I would have if I began college this Fall to pursue a dream. See, I knew that I was supposed to pursue a degree in counseling. I just knew that it was finally going to become a realization. …

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