The Summer of Hope

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Heat, haze, and humidity… Three words that describe summers of my life. Hurt, heartache, and yet…hope. Three words that describe the summer that changed me – the summer of hope. It was much like being the new kid in school – thrust into a situation I didn’t understand, watching as the world went on while… 

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Finding God in the Dark

Finding God in the Dark

Alone. Frightened. Helpless. Maybe even hopeless. You’ve felt these, too, haven’t you? It can be so hard to keep our eyes on God when we feel like we’re in the dark. Just tonight, though, I had a different perspective and I wanted to share with you about finding God in the dark. Because, dear friends,… 

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Where Do I Start?

Where Do I Start :: In "Where Do I Start?" Rebecca addresses this question that many new believers ask - giving practical information that will help you minister to a hungry new believer's heart! :: ManagingYourBlessings.com

During the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to meet more non-Christian people than I have for a long time. I have had the privilege of leading a couple of ladies to the Lord, and the honor of having new sisters in Christ! As I handed each of those ladies their very own Bible, this… 

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An Audience of One

An Audience of One

Dear Friends, This week my heart is overflowing!  I have seen goodness poured out in abundance in situations in my life and in the lives of those around me.  I wanted to come here to offer encouragement from the overflow in my life right now, but I couldn’t quite get it all put together.  God… 

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A Better Place

A Better Place

Happy new year, friends!  I’m not one for really making resolutions – I have great intentions, but like many others, my resolutions turn into another checklist that I never complete.  2013 was a very up and down year for me, and I look back with so many questions about why things happened as they did,… 

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How Can God Be Enough? {& Living in the Word, link-up}

How Can God Be Enough

I am looking forward to this month, as we await the day of celebrating the birth of our Savior.  But really, I’m so excited about digging in deep to Ann Voskamp’s book, The Greatest Gift and spending my waiting time intently and with purpose, waiting intently on God. At the same time, though, I feel pulled… 

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Standing in the Gap

Standing in the Gap: When we commit to pray for others || ManagingYourBlessings.com

I have been challenged in my commitment to prayer lately.  Some major things have happened with friends and family, and it has challenged my will and desire in how I pray for people.  It’s helped me to focus and understand that when we are truly standing in the gap for someone, our prayer needs to… 

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Patiently Abiding {Living in the Word, link-up}

Living in the Word {link-up} || ManagingYourBlessings.com

Sweet friends, today is the very first day of our new Living in the Word link-up and we’re so excited! Our desire is to share with you our hearts about what God is teaching us as we seek to draw closer to Him through time spent with Him in the Word. Please join us here… 

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The Blessing of Senior Saints

The Blessing of Senior Saints

Do you ever look around, in your church, or circle of friends, and wonder where you and your relationship with God, fit in?  Do you wonder what your purpose is, on any given day?  There is good news – no matter what age or stage you’re at, you fit perfectly!  God has a unique plan… 

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A Change of Pace

A Change of Pace || ManagingYourBlessings.com

A few years ago we were planning a family vacation up to the mountains. We were looking for somewhere to stay and stumbled on a great little campground where we could camp in a cabin. Not really being a camping-type person, I was happy for a cabin. I was ready for some time away, and… 

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