Hope For The Broken

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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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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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I must admit, some weeks are more challenging than others. Some days it is more challenging to find the joy in the yuck. Those moments when we choose to find the joy in the yuck..those moments define us. Earlier in the week, I had a day of inconveniences and little aggravations. I caught myself feeling …

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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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    Sometimes, I regress. There are days that I find myself crawling back to my little comfort zone. The one that wants to just hide out from the rest of the world. The one that held me captive for many years. The place where I am safe from rejection. Safe from criticism. Safe from …

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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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Life is filled with changes. It is definitely a fact that nothing stays the same. We age. We grow. Our minds change. Our bodies change. (not always a good thing.. 😉 ) Our opinions change. It is just a fact of life. CHANGE. Change is not always fun and exciting. Sometimes it’s welcomed and anticipated. Other …

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  As “authentic” Christians, we are to live in this world without being OF this world. Sometimes..no, MOST of the time,  it’s a battle. A battle against self and the enemy. Choosing to fight worldly desires. Fighting the temptation to do what everybody else is doing. (Because..Hey..it couldn’t be THAT bad if everybody is doing it…right???…WRONG.) …

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You probably are wondering why in the world I chose the title above. Truth is, I didn’t. In fact, I woke up around 3 A.M. and God gave me this title. So, here we go. Never say never. The “objects” that you are seeing occur in other people’s lives can very easily occur in yours …

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