Hope For The Broken

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      I received a message.. “Do you remember what Daddy said for Grace?” MY mind started reeling. Repeating it over in my head.. Again and again. Was it this? Wait, was it that? Then I finally got it. As close as we can remember. He’s in heaven now. We are left with memories. …

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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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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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It is THURSDAY again!!!! Thankful Thursday…   Colossians 3 :15 ~ Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.   I am a little late getting this post out today…but better late than never! 🙂 Today’s post is a short …

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    Ephesians 5:20 ~ And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.   Give THANKS for EVERYTHING? Even when the kids are fussing? When the puppy (who is 18 months old) is still tearing things up on a daily basis? When the kids talk back? Give …

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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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       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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I’m good at stuffing. Stuffing drawers. Stuffing cabinets. Stuffing closets. AND, yes, stuffing my feelings. Throw it all in and hurry and slam it shut before it falls out or comes undone. Just, out of sight, out of mind. That’s. Not. Healthy. So, to be honest..it took me writing out my testimony to realize some …

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