Hope For The Broken

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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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  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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There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to …

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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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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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What do you think of when you hear the word “Thanksgiving”? Does your mind go to Native Americans or Pilgrims? Do you think of holiday traditions? Pies and turkey and dressing and cranberry sauce? Or do you think of giving thanks daily in every circumstance to God our Father? Give thanks in all circumstances, for …

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Hebrews 12:28,29 (NIV) ~ Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire. Thankful. Worship. Consuming Fire. Have you ever looked at “Thanking God” as an act of worship? That’s what it is… …

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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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Do I have some things to share with you!! 🙂 You know that book that I was telling you about last Thursday? One Thousand Gifts, by Ann Voskamp… Well, it has truly inspired me to be even more thankful. Thankful..Grateful..for even the not so good things. It’s becoming a habit..a positive change by choice, to …

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