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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Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Hope For The Broken https://anchor.fm/heather-dawkins/episodes/Hope-For-The-Broken-e8bsrm This is just a very uncut.. background noise.. raw.. spur of the moment thing. It will get more professional .. but this me. And I had to share what was on my heart. For His Glory, Heather Dawkins heatherdawkins.com

  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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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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•Moment of transparency• There are many areas in life that I could apply this verse to. Many areas where I need to apply this verse. Here is what I’ve learned and finding this verse is a result of looking for an answer in His Word. In life there are seasons and not just seasons of …

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As promised, I’m back with some tips and suggestions to help us all become more physically, mentally, and spiritually fit.  Physically fit:  Personally, I love spinflex and spin class & do that 3 times a week. The other 2 days I attend another fitness class and each day I workout at least an hour. That’s …

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31 Days to becoming physically, mentally, and spiritually fit! ⬆️ That’s the title to the series I will be doing here on SHINE ON beginning October 1st, 2015. This is my 2nd year attempting to complete the challenge. I dropped out early last year. I plan on sticking it out this year. Fingers crossed. Here’s …

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When did I grow up? I’m pretty sure that I still think I’m like 20 something. Until I look in the mirror. Or wake up with an ache. Or somebody that must be not much younger than me says “Mrs. Heather” or “yes ma’am.” Maybe it’s because in my 40s (41 to be exact), I’m …

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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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“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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