Christian Encouragement

Find Christian encouragement through God’s Word as you weather the obstacles and storms of your busy, everyday life.

Importance of Self Love

While searching for our purpose, we learned that our ultimate purpose in life is to love God wholeheartedly.  From there, we are to love others with his compassion.  Jesus specifically instructs us to “love your neighbor as yourself.”   He understood the importance of self-love. So, I wondered- How Do We Love Ourselves? 

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Psalm 34:18

I pulled a scrap of folded paper out of my jacket pocket and read this verse I had written: “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he saves those whose spirits are crushed.” Psalm 34:18. Hmm, I didn’t remember when or why I saved it, so I crumpled it up and threw it into the

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God Gives Good Gifts

      Happy Anniversary Busy Blessed Women!  Exactly one year ago today, I published my very first blog post. The gifts from God have been extraordinary! From the beginning, I told myself that even if only one person took something positive away from this blog, then it was worth all the work. It took

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Taming The Tongue

  Did your parents ever have some go-to sayings to keep you in line while you were growing up? Years ago my Mom gave me a framed statement that said: “I’m The Mommy- That’s Why”. I’m not saying it was the best response, but after hearing “But Mom, Why?” many, many times, I’d resort to

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Christ in Me

How much thought do you give to the truth that as Christians, Jesus dwells in us? A) Never B) Sometimes C) Daily D) Say what??? Christ in me? I came across 2 Corinthians 13:5 and in it, Paul was speaking to the believers in Corinth: “Or do you not realize about yourselves that Jesus Christ

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