Beautiful You

Beautiful. You. You, looking tiredly into the mirror, frowning at what you see. With your crinkly, twinkly eyes & laugh lines & frown burrows. Your worn & parched & crepey skin & stretch marks & pock-marks, all bearing proof of a life that's been lived. You can almost see your soul etched plainly there for …

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As A Child

I was having a conversation yesterday with a trusted friend about how Jesus wants us to come to Him as little children. “I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the …

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Where Our Help Comes From & Our Trust Belongs

This could not have spoken to me more right now. Life can be so unsure - & this faith-walk isn't called a battle for nothing. I am so grateful I have God's Love & the capacity to share it. I do definitely-for-sure have the faith of a mustard seed - And that's a dang good …

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Be Anxious For Nothing

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:6-7 ~~~ Boy, am I grappling with this right now. I am reading it …

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He Has Always Been There

Does anyone else have a dream that you've imagined, hoped for, wanted so much - embedded deeply, deeply down in your heart- that you are still believing for? Ironically my sister told me about this story just hours before I randomly stumbled on it. I did the ugly cry as I watched it. It spoke …

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A Friday Lift & What You Are

I am so thankful we do not have to talk God into being good to us. We don't have to beg Him. For anything. He already knows what we have need of & He is well-acquainted with our deepest heart's desires. He has bottled every tear & holds our every longing. We can trust He …

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Brokenness, Tears & The Kind Of Love That Heals

"Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before--more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle.” ~ Charles Dickens, Great Expectations" ~~~ I am giving myself permission to grieve. …

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Wednesday Encouragement In The Battle & How We Win

Coincidentally (yeah right) I received this devotion & it SO goes hand in hand with the post yesterday - let it encourage you like it does me! God is speaking! ~~~ "I am your constant and abiding peace. Purpose in your heart to be a source of peace in yourself. Choose to be at peace …

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