Hope For The Broken

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To the little girl in the photo: Life will give you many twists and turns. The ride will sometimes be smooth and other times will be bumpy. You will face things that you never expected. You’ll learn that not everyone is who they appear. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll scream. You’ll stand up and stand …

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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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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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Ever been the NEW person? The only person in the room who doesn’t know anybody? Ever felt like everyone was staring at you? Judging you? Ever judged anyone? Ever been judged? Fairly or Unfairly? I think it’s safe to say YES to all the above. There’s a difference in judging and being wise and making …

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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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 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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I am trying hard to be more like my Jesus. I have lots of improving to do..I know I am far from perfect. My kids and husband are kind enough to remind me of this sometimes too. 🙂 And yes, I remind them as well..so don’t feel bad for me. Ever had one of those …

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I woke up really early this morning. If you know me very well, then you know that 4:45 a.m. is very very early for me. My dog woke me up first…she’s a 6 year old toy poodle that occasionally likes to wake me up so that she can go out and graze like a horse. …

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WHAT IF?

Heather Guest Dawkins

I have started several posts and even have 11 in the “draft” or unpublished phase. It’s just not their time to be posted yet. As I was sitting with my family..I felt the urge to write the poem below. I used to write poetry a lot, but it has been a long time. My hope …

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