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There Is Healing in the Sharing and the Hearing

Who would ever guess right here is where to find healing? Who would think sharing is therapeutic? After all, suffering is private, isn’t it? And I pause to remember:  The dark, suffocating days of loss. Tears burning tracks down my cheeks. Missing

Posted in Change, Growth, Guest post, Serving, Struggles, Writing

Announcing a Change {and a Thank You}

My dear readers, I am so honored you choose to grace my blog and read my posts! I treasure the time you share with me. I recently published a Reader Survey to gain feedback on what you would like to

Posted in Change, Gratitude, Survey, Writing

Are You Being Encouraged?

If you’ve been following my writing for long, you’ve heard me mention that I mess up sometimes. Well, okay, I mess up a lot. In my marriage, in raising my children, in my Spiritual life. Photo courtesy of  danabooo God says

Posted in Grace, Hope, Writing

Too Many Pieces to My Puzzle

Has a part of your life ever felt like a jigsaw puzzle? For the last couple weeks I’ve been working on chapters for a book project, and at times it seemed like I was putting together a rather complicated puzzle.

Posted in Daily Living, Writing

Writing as a Work in Progress

I was never sure I could do it, but I’m officially over 110 posts! The first few came easily although with much angst as I wrestled with what others would think. My early writings included personal information, reasons for starting

Posted in Calling, Writing

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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 10:9).

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

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