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A Prayer for Today…

“Dear God, what a blessing to know we do not have to be anxious about anything! Remind us that we can come to You and tell You about everything. Thank You for who You are and what You are doing in our lives.”

~Our Daily Bread

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A Reflection on Hope

 

I started this year praying for the ability to hope. To keep my focus on God and trust Him through everything that came my way. I wanted to live each day intentionally, seeking the Lord’s strength and mercy. I knew I needed His grace to discover reasons to hope and live with joy and peace. More than anything, I wanted trust that God had a purpose for everything I experienced throughout the year.

I wanted hope cemented in my heart.

You see, in my mind, I never doubted God as the source of my hope or that He could restore my hope. The actual problem resided in my heart – the one place I desperately needed cooperation.

I had no idea where the journey would lead, what lessons I would learn, or how pain would be used to refine my desire to have hope.

Today, as I think about some of the things that happened this year, I struggle to comprehend it all. Continue reading

Poetry by Leslie…

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THIS GOD

This God who said “Let there be light”
Allows me to be I am precious in His sight…

This God that controls the seasons and weather
Loves me and designed & put me together

This God who made the multicolored peacock and vibrant butterfly
Holds me faithfully close to His side… Continue reading