Hope For The Broken

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I have gotten into the habit of saying that I have a “brown thumb”. Truth is, I have had a LAZY thumb. Yes, you heard that right. It’s a matter of discipline. Remembering to water, feed, and weed these plants. It’s a choice. To watch them grow to their full potential or let them starve …

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Philippians 4:13 ~ I can do everything through HIM who gives me strength. Isaiah 40:31 ~ but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Psalm 34:4 ~ I sought The Lord, …

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        Like a lot of others, as this year comes to an end, I am reflecting. Reflecting on the past year. The choices made. The changes that need to be made in the coming year. There is always room to grow. Room for improvement. We have never “arrived”. We have to keep …

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The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed. (Psalms 34:18 NLT) There are things in this world that happen, that I’ll never understand. I won’t claim to understand. This I know, My Savior.. My Redeemer, is GOOD. The truth is that this world that we live in is broken …

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Do I have some things to share with you!! ūüôā 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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We all make choices. Many choices in our lifetime. Every choice has a consequence. Every choice matters. Thank goodness, our God is a God of second chances..and third chances…. I’ll be honest. My choices didn’t always bring my Jesus glory. I made that choice though. I wasted precious time as a teen. Thinking that I …

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It’s that time again! I have been looking forward to Thursday all week! ¬† I wonder…did you think more about what you were thankful for? I did! I loved the comments.. Loved hearing what YOU were thankful for!   ¬†Colossians 4:2 ~ Devote yourselves to prayer ¬†with an alert mindand a thankful heart.   Not …

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What if you got a gift bag and you filled it with pretty tissue paper and put a beautiful bow on the outside?¬†¬†BUT…you didn’t actually put a present inside the bag. It sure is pretty. Decorated just gorgeous. BUT..it’s empty. Pretty much a waste isn’t it? What’s the point of it? Would you want that …

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We stood outside. Taking pictures with our cell phones before we went in to eat at the busy restaurant. Out of the corner of our eyes, we saw him. Long, scruffy looking beard. Hat on and carrying some plastic bags. Talking to random people in the parking lot. We assumed he just wanted money. We …

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¬†For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified. ~ Romans 2:13 (ESV) ¬†¬† I can watch Cooking shows on TV, collect recipes, buy cookbooks…but that doesn’t put dinner on the table.(just ask my sweet husband..:) ) ¬†¬† I can …

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