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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It’s hard to share personal pieces of my life. There was a time when I was extremely private. I still am even though I share lots of my family and life moments through photos on social media. I share bits and pieces of myself with the world through this space here called Simple Truths. I …

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 Day 4 of 31 days of writing. Invincible. Forever. Tomorrow. Invincible..We aren’t. Forever..They aren’t. Not on this earth. Only in our hearts. Only in Heaven. Only if we are true followers of Christ. Tomorrow..May not come. Time is a funny thing. We say: “I’ll go see them tomorrow.” “They’ll always be around.” “He always pulled through before, …

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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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Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. (Psalm 116:15 ESV) When I knew my Daddy was definitely dying, (I believe he had coded 2 or 3 times by this point) as we all surrounded him in the hospital, I sang “Jesus Loves Me” and “Zippity Doo Dah” in his …

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Let me just jump right on in and say: WE HAVE to QUIT believing the LIES that WE tell ourselves!   Oh, you don’t lie to yourself? Really? You just lied.   “I’m NOT GOOD ENOUGH”. “They’ll think I’m stupid.” “UNWORTHY” “I’m just a ….. (you fill in the blank.)” “There’s already a book, blog, …

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