Hope For The Broken

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I wouldn’t have learned what I have, without the pain. I wouldn’t have learned the beauty of mercy and grace if it weren’t for the roads I’ve walked down. I wouldn’t have learned to turn to HIM if I didn’t have a reason to. If not for the pain… If not for the breaking… If …

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  Maybe, just maybe, we look at closed doors all wrong. There’s a popular saying that goes something like this: ” when God closes one door he opens another.” We just tend to think that it is going to open immediately. Like, right when we want it. We pace and huff and get down in …

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Each year for probably the past 3 or 4 years, I’ve prayed for one word that God would give me. A word that HE wants me to focus on for an entire year. Notice. I did not say a word that I wanted to focus on. Let’s be real. If I chose my word, let’s …

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{Day 16 of Being Present in Real Life. New here? Missed any of the posts? Click here for all of them in one place.}   John 7:38 ~ “Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.” The water rushes swiftly across the rocks. The music of …

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What are some things that you have never done and would like to do? Where are some places you’ve never been that you’d like to go? Life is so short.. Why not break out of the monotony and try something new? Join me for the rest of the 31 Days of Writing series. Click here …

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If you know me then you know that I have a love for photography. Self-taught, lots of trial and error, lots and lots of practice, and my Daddy was an avid photographer while I was growing up. He bought me my first 35 mm when I was in 6th grade and provided all of the …

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{My spiritual whitespace, my place of solace this morning.} {A Psalm of Thanksgiving} I hope you find your place of spiritual rest today. It looks different for everyone. That’s the beauty of it. In fact, it looks different for me each day too. Until Next Time, Heather 🙂 P.S. You should check out Bonnie Gray’s …

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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 can’t wait until summer.” “I wish it was the weekend already.” “I am so ready for spring.” “Can’t wait until next year.” Wishing our lives away. Not living in the here and now. Focusing on the future. The future that we aren’t even guaranteed. Instead of living where we are right now. As …

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Day 6 I’m so much more aware of Being Present in Real Life and it’s only Day 6 in the #write31days challenge. I hope you are enjoying the posts. If you are new here, or have missed any of the previous posts, subscribe here, or click here for the Intro post that has ALL of …

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