Hope For The Broken

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    Psalm 139:1-4 (ESV) 1 O Lord, you have searched me and known me! 2 You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. 3 You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. 4 Even before a word is on …

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I am trying hard to be more like my Jesus. I have lots of improving to do..I know I am far from perfect. My kids and husband are kind enough to remind me of this sometimes too. 🙂 And yes, I remind them as well..so don’t feel bad for me. Ever had one of those …

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Recently, someone asked me a question. HOW DO YOU TELL SOMEONE ABOUT JESUS? Someone who doesn’t want to hear about HIM..someone who has chosen to reject HIM.. My answer: You live it. They simply need you to SHOW THEM JESUS. They don’t need for you to hit them over the head with The Bible..they don’t …

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I woke up really early this morning. If you know me very well, then you know that 4:45 a.m. is very very early for me. My dog woke me up first…she’s a 6 year old toy poodle that occasionally likes to wake me up so that she can go out and graze like a horse. …

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  As “authentic” Christians, we are to live in this world without being OF this world. Sometimes..no, MOST of the time,  it’s a battle. A battle against self and the enemy. Choosing to fight worldly desires. Fighting the temptation to do what everybody else is doing. (Because..Hey..it couldn’t be THAT bad if everybody is doing it…right???…WRONG.) …

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There’s just something about sharing the deepest parts of yourself with others. The ugly parts that God has turned into something beautiful. It’s a vulnerable place to be in. An out of your comfort zone place. Yet, it’s a place that God is glorified in. I am reminded in Acts 22…when Paul asks to speak to …

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    Well, it has taken me a bit longer to process these thoughts and truths that have been jumping around in my head. I know that I have shared before, that I take this “writing” or “blogging” thing very serious. AND…Sometimes…that means just waiting and being still. Waiting for God. I have learned patience …

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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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Most all of us have felt broken-hearted at one point or another in our lives. If not..I promise you it’s coming. The good news is that with God in control, we don’t have to be in control during those times. We simply have to let God help us. Heartbroken..a feeling of great despair..when feelings of …

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      A customer that professed to be more philosophical than theological was placed in my path today by God.    The statement that was said to me by this person was really deep and out of the blue.    Here it goes : “There is nothing bigger than the smallest thing.” (As this …

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