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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These hands have held, been held, worked, wiped tears, patted backs, rubbed headaches away… these hands have been folded in prayer, they’ve reached out to another, twiddled, anxiously moved, covered a mouth filled with laughter, rubbed a back to console. These hands have written down feelings, held the hand of a dying loved one, held …

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“Leave behind footprints in concrete not footprints in sand that wash away…” ~Heather Dawkins A thought that came to me the other day. I was on the treadmill. Provoking thoughts usually come to me at the strangest times. While mopping or vacuuming or exercising usually. That might provide some insight into why there have been …

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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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{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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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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 Day 4 of 31 days of writing. Invincible. Forever. Tomorrow. Invincible..We aren’t. Forever..They aren’t. Not on this earth. Only in our hearts. Only in Heaven. Only if we are true followers of Christ. Tomorrow..May not come. Time is a funny thing. We say: “I’ll go see them tomorrow.” “They’ll always be around.” “He always pulled through before, …

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Day 2 of 31 Days of Writing   We were heading out for a free day. We had been doing mission work in New Orleans for a few days straight. Looking forward to walking the streets and seeing the sights. Off duty. A young woman sitting on the steps outside of the church we were …

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  Today marks the first post in my 31 Days of Writing series. These posts will all link back to one page in case you missed any. My hope is that at the end of these 31 days, and maybe before, that I will have become better at Being Present in Real Life. I hope …

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Day 1 of Being Present Day 2 Seeing Those Around You  Day 3  Day 4 When Memories Are All You Have Left Day 5 Memories Made By Being Present Day 6 Joining In This Challenge Day 7 Better is One Day in His Presence Day 8 Wishing Our Lives Away Day 9 A Great Reminder …

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