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Forgiving Yourself and Finding Freedom From Shame
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Forgiving Yourself and Finding Freedom From Shame

Forgiving Yourself and Embracing God’s Grace Go Hand-In-Hand From the outside, it all looked quite picture-perfect. Handsome husband. Two beautiful toddlers. Financial stability. Active in church ministry. Always quick with a smile and an encouraging word. And it wasn’t as if my smile was disingenuous. I treasured my husband and children. Gratitude for all of…

What I Wish My Younger Self Knew About God-Sized Approval
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What I Wish My Younger Self Knew About God-Sized Approval

God’s approval is something different than the rest. It’s unique – supernatural even. More powerful than any other. It’s God-sized. It washes over our souls bringing with it a peace for who we are and where we are going in this life. I wish I would have known that kind of approval long ago. Long…

Choosing Joy When Everything Falls Apart
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Choosing Joy When Everything Falls Apart

Today’s post is by a very special friend. One that smiled her way into my life and made it so much brighter. She is an encourager by heart and if you read last week’s post, you saw I called her irresistible! Sommer isn’t a blogger, but she gently plants the Word of God into the hearts…

Praying God’s Word

Praying God’s Word

I’m so glad it’s Monday and I get to share hope with you again! Praying you have been blessed this week. May went so quickly and it thoroughly wiped me out. Anyone else? Remember the weariness I mentioned last week? Shaking it has been tough. And isn’t it interesting that just as I am hosting…