Hope For The Broken

Simple Truths Blog

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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    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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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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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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~ Short And Sweet Simple Truths~ Sometimes, I’m not so “nice”. Sometimes, I am grumpy. Sometimes, I am easily angered. Sometimes, I am judgemental. Sometimes, I am impatient and selfish. Sometimes, I’m a basket-case. Sometimes, I am insecure and sometimes, I am repetitive. Sometimes I’m not the type of wife, mother, or friend that I …

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SHORT and SWEET SIMPLE TRUTHS   Some days ARE harder than others. Harder to choose joy. Harder to be patient. Harder to believe that things will get better. ROMANS 12:12 ~ Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. I don’t know about you, but on those days, I’m even more heaven ready. …

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    There are times when we least expect it that GOD reaches out and loves on us. We don’t deserve it, none of us do, but HE freely gives us HIS LOVE. I don’t know why it still shocks me sometimes… My FATHER GOD, HE loves me! So much that HE speaks to me in …

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I wish I could give a simple answer. An AHA!! type of  answer..that could make things make sense to people who are hurting.   I can’t.   I can only point the hurting to the ONE who heals all hurt. In HIS time..in HIS way. The ONE who promises to never leave us. The ONE …

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    Even when…things are falling apart, God is still God. HE remains sovereign. HE is always good, and only capable of LOVE.   Even when…things fall and break into tiny pieces…like one of my favorite coffee mugs did this morning..it’s not the end of the world.   God knows all. HE is in control …

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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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