Hope For The Broken

Simple Truths Blog

        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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There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to …

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When do we normally give thanks? Not just praying..but when do we normally say Thank You or I’m thankful for… ? Think about it for a second. It is usually AFTER a blessing. Right? After we’ve had an answered prayer. After we’ve seen a beautiful sunset. After. What if we gave thanks to our Father …

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    Maybe you’ve heard of Dr. Gary Chapman’s book, The 5 Love Languages. The first time I heard of it, my husband and I were on a church couples retreat. Wow, it was eye-opening. Basically, I learned what my husband’s and my own love languages were. {You know, like what makes you feel loved …

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    Philippians 4:12 ~ I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. Philippians 4:19 ~ And my God will …

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Nahum 1:7 (NIV) ~ The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in Him. This past week has been one of those weeks that made me thankful & tired all at the same. If ya know what I mean… We all have times of trouble. Times when …

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Hebrews 12:28,29 (NIV) ~ Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire. Thankful. Worship. Consuming Fire. Have you ever looked at “Thanking God” as an act of worship? That’s what it is… …

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    Peace in the midst of a storm. Sounds impossible. A storm is anything but peaceful. Storms rage. Yet, PEACE, gives feelings of calm. So, how in the world can you really be at peace in the midst of a storm? Maybe you are in a storm right now and you don’t feel the …

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   Tis the season for giving thanks, for remembering the birth of our Savior Jesus and for making memories. Traditions are a huge part of this time of the year for me and my family. I thought I would share with you a few of the things that my family and I love to do …

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