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When You Want Thanksgiving to Replace Your Grumbling

“Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!” 1 Chronicles 16:34 ESV “This is so dumb! Nothing ever goes right!”   I say it, and then I duck my head, ashamed as

Posted in Gratitude, Guest post, guest posting, One Thousand (or more) Gifts, Thankfulness

Experience the Fullness of God

“Mom did much of the leg work for me. She really did a lot.” Tears sprang to his mama’s eyes as this 6-ft-something 17 year old praised her efforts on his behalf. He didn’t directly thank her. He didn’t have

Posted in Gratitude, Guest post, guest posting, Thankfulness

How Have You Been Surprised By the Unlikely?

I grew up expecting, and living, a “normal” life. I’d go to school, get a job, find a spouse, bear children, take a few vacations, grow old and die. Nothing spectacular. Nothing out of the ordinary. That’s just how life

Posted in Daily Living, Disability/Special Needs, guest posting, Hope, Rachel

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Everyday Praise

We were created for praise! Cultivate the practice of glorifying God daily. Let your heart find rest in the shelter of God's goodness.

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Hello, I'm Julie, an imperfect wife and mother of four. Life in this broken world is not always easy. Yet, joy can be found in each day through the grace and mercy of the Lord Jesus Christ.

I find it's easy for our day's BLESSINGS to get lost in its HAPPENINGS. But God's "mercies never end" (Lamentations 3:22) and His "grace is sufficient" (2 Corinthians 12:9).

May the posts and pages on this site offer you a measure of peace and encouragement.

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“He shows up in His fullness when you praise Him from your emptiness, because that is when you truly have room for Him.”

— Terry Law

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