Hope For The Broken

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We say “USE ME” to God. Then we get rattled when he asks us to get up and move. USE ME GOD… But ….  Use me how I want to be used. Heavens no, don’t ask me to do that. I cannot be inconvenienced. Use me Lord. But.  I am not equipped. That would be awkward. Somebody …

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Psalm 84:10a (NIV) ~ Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere.  It’s been one year since I’ve seen your face, your smile, and felt your hugs. One year since I have heard you say “I love you”, or been able to ask you for advice, or just sit with you and …

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    What happens when you don’t really want to BE PRESENT? You know… The days that you want to be alone. Zoned out. On an island even. The days that you just want to withdraw into the shadows. The days when you are just completely mentally drained. Feeling like you are pulled in a …

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  I’ve loved the Psalms ever since I can remember. As a young girl in Sunday School class, I remember an assignment from our teacher. Come back next week and tell what our favorite book of the Bible was. Mine was Psalms. I remember well, going to vacation bible school with my cousin out of …

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Beauty in the ordinary. Ordinary beauty. It’s everywhere. Beauty tends to be a term that is reserved for the PERFECT things that we deem beautiful by our standards of judging. There is beauty in the ordinary. I step onto the pavement, and the breeze is blowing cool and crisp air, and I look down and …

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I don’t know about you, but for me, normally when I can’t stand the place I am visiting, I don’t ever want to go back. Like ever. For those who don’t know, my family went on a mission trip to New Orleans this summer. People warned me of the smells, and even the fluids that …

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Psalm 18:31,32 (NLT) ~ For who is God except the Lord? Who but our God is a solid rock? God arms me with strength, and he makes my way perfect.   I have to be honest. Sometimes I really do find myself talking back to The Holy Spirit. When I feel there is something way …

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