Hope For The Broken

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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

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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When did I grow up? I’m pretty sure that I still think I’m like 20 something. Until I look in the mirror. Or wake up with an ache. Or somebody that must be not much younger than me says “Mrs. Heather” or “yes ma’am.” Maybe it’s because in my 40s (41 to be exact), I’m …

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{Let me preface this post with this…I originally wrote the main part of this post 2 days before God spoke to me through the obedient vessels who are my sweet sisters in Christ. (they know who they are). If you don’t believe that God still speaks to you through others and by The power of …

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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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    What happens when you don’t really want to BE PRESENT? You know… The days that you want to be alone. Zoned out. On an island even. The days that you just want to withdraw into the shadows. The days when you are just completely mentally drained. Feeling like you are pulled in a …

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Day 1 of Being Present Day 2 Seeing Those Around You  Day 3  Day 4 When Memories Are All You Have Left Day 5 Memories Made By Being Present Day 6 Joining In This Challenge Day 7 Better is One Day in His Presence Day 8 Wishing Our Lives Away Day 9 A Great Reminder …

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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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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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