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An Endless Well of Comfort #31DaysofPraise

“Praise the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort.” 2 Corinthians 1:3 Long before I know I need comfort, God’s there. Long after I think I’m past needing it,

Posted in 31 Days, 31 Days of Praise, Christian walk, God's attributes, mercy, Praise

Why You Should Consider Taking the Mercy Challenge

“Because of the Lord’s faithful love we do not perish, for His mercies never end. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness!” (Lamentations 3:22-23) Lamentations 3:22-23 is one of my favorite verses. His faithfulness poured out for me. Never-ending. Even as I

Posted in Grace, mercy

Three Things To Do When You’re in the Dumps for No Good Reason

There are days when my life is going well. Nothing is really off kilter. The kids are healthy. Only minor things are broken (like the clothes dryer). Yet I’m in the dumps.  There is no reason for my doldrums. I should

Posted in Daily Living, mercy, Multitude Mondays, One Thousand (or more) Gifts

Number 1 Reason To Move Out From the Shadow of Regret

Years ago, I pushed ahead with something I knew was wrong. There was no doubt, but I went forward with it anyway. Why? Because it felt good. Because it was something I wanted to do. Now, every once in awhile,

Posted in Forgiveness, Freedom, Grace, mercy

Release the Treasure of Today

Each day the burdens weigh heavy. There may be loneliness or illness or lack or overabundance. There might be death or disagreements or separations or hunger. Even on good days, strife, uncertainty, busyness, or restlessness litter the hours. This is

Posted in 5 Minute Friday, mercy

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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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