Hope For The Broken

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One dog is sitting practically on my head. One is on my legs. The computer in my lap…Chili in the crock pot. The sound of the water running into the aquarium beside me. There are to-do lists. Places to be. Schedules to keep. But first, a message to share. The messages that I share with …

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    Recently, I completed a bible study on a book called, The Excellent Wife. Martha Peace is the author. This book was very convicting and challenging at times. There were even days when I wanted to throw it out the door. (haha) Why? Because…SELF didn’t feel like being that EXCELLENT on that day. But…God would …

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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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I think it is extremely important for us to remember that ANYTHING or ANYONE that we put first in our lives…becomes an idol. So, if it isn’t God that is first…then we have to re-adjust..re-order the things in our lives. With that being said…. Do you have too much on your plate? Are you loaded …

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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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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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 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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So…lately, a certain word keeps popping up. Like all the time. In my quiet time. In my “digging deeper” study time in HIS Word. In life in general. Have you ever had this happen? You probably have. Do you try to ignore it..just a little bit? I know that I do sometimes. Why? Because, that …

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      I am studying Genesis – Deuteronomy right now with a group of ladies. We just finished Exodus and are now moving on to Leviticus. As we were watching the video that goes with the study, I was struck with a frightening thought. One of those thoughts that really puts things into perspective. …

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    I have not published a post in a week, not because I had nothing to share, but because there is so much I want to share. Sometimes it is like an information overload and I have to slow down and process it.    What I feel the need to share with you today, is …

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