Hope For The Broken

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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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The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed. (Psalms 34:18 NLT) There are things in this world that happen, that I’ll never understand. I won’t claim to understand. This I know, My Savior.. My Redeemer, is GOOD. The truth is that this world that we live in is broken …

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There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to …

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As this day comes to an end..I am thankful for the laughter and memories made! Today was a day filled with family, friends, laughter and lots of good food. I’m so thankful for all of these things.. Especially.. The laughter… You know.. We just have to slow down and take the time to notice all …

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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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Nahum 1:7 (NIV) ~ The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in Him. This past week has been one of those weeks that made me thankful & tired all at the same. If ya know what I mean… We all have times of trouble. Times when …

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Hebrews 12:28,29 (NIV) ~ Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire. Thankful. Worship. Consuming Fire. Have you ever looked at “Thanking God” as an act of worship? That’s what it is… …

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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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    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 love music.  Always have. From my days as a little kid playing the piano..to my days of my youth when I sang and played the flute. I just love music. It is an escape of sorts. A refuge. A healing balm even.  I am so thankful that God chooses to speak to us through …

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