Hope For The Broken

Simple Truths Blog

    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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    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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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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WHAT IF?

Heather Guest Dawkins

I have started several posts and even have 11 in the “draft” or unpublished phase. It’s just not their time to be posted yet. As I was sitting with my family..I felt the urge to write the poem below. I used to write poetry a lot, but it has been a long time. My hope …

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  As I was exercising on my treadmill (yay me!!), I had my earphones in and was listening to some awesome praise and worship music. It is a wonder that I didn’t fall off. Picture it : Treadmill…Music…Caught up in worshipping my Redeemer..hands raised…eyes closed…it was beautiful. Thank goodness. 🙂 Believe me, it could have …

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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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   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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   The other morning I was telling my husband about something that happened earlier that week. He immediately quoted John 10:27 to me. That is where this post began… 🙂    John 10:27 (NIV) ~ My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.      Our oldest daughter barrel races …

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  Here in South Georgia, we are FINALLY getting some REAL Fall weather! To us, a day with a high in the upper 60’s or even low 70’s is amazing! Especially, with a nice cool breeze.    Changes can be nice sometimes. Other times, not so much.    Life is ALL about change though. Think …

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