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Encouragement for When You Want to Give Up

  "It's not working..." my mind whispers to my heart as I scribble in my journal how defeated I feel. The praying. The hoping. The believing. It's not working. And the promises? They aren't real. But then my heart whispers back... Do not grow weary in doing good for at the right time you will… Continue reading Encouragement for When You Want to Give Up

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When You Don’t See God Working

It was 6 am and warm tears slowly fell from my cheeks that still had the imprints from my comforter still on them. I had scribbled in my journal my thoughts, the ones I would be embarrassed if anyone stumbled upon and read. I wasn't complaining, but just explaining to God that I can't seem… Continue reading When You Don’t See God Working

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Your Anxiety Is Showing—Better Tuck That Back In

  "Your anxiety is showing---better tuck that back in," whispered the little voice inside my head. "After all, you don't want anyone to know about the sadness you sometimes feel without cause, or the depression you must fight away." Anxiety has a way of sneaking into your day, into your thoughts and into your routine.… Continue reading Your Anxiety Is Showing—Better Tuck That Back In

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Have You Stopped Believing All Things Are Possible?

Four years ago, my daughter who was our foster princess at the time, came into the kitchen and asked if she could cook dinner with me. She had her own pots and pans from her play kitchen and even her "pretend" food to cook with. It truly was the cutest. But at one point while… Continue reading Have You Stopped Believing All Things Are Possible?