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Grief

Good morning friends! This right here is probably very relatable to many right now. I'm not sure what you're grieving over right now but I can tell you our God is bigger and has never left your side. #proverbs31ministries #grief #wjdevotion*******************************************When God opens the eyes of our hearts, we can see the hope to which we are called. We’re not called to despair or constant grief; we are called to hope.God wants to open our spiritual eyes so we can see hope with our hearts. When we see with our hearts, we see blessing and potential tucked within loss and disappointment.Seeing with our hearts doesn’t mean we won’t still hurt. It doesn’t mean we see everything through rose-colored filters. Grief...

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Bitterness

Oh bitterness- we all get it at some point. It's the enemies way of stealing our joy. The great thing is our God is bigger!! Bigger than fear, bigger then loneliness, bigger than resentment,, bigger than exhaustion, bigger than bitterness! ****************************************BitternessHave you ever suffered from an expectation that was not met? Perhaps you expected your husband to remain true to the wedding vows or you expected your husband to live through the cancer. Single moms experience multiple opportunities to live in the bondage of resentment. However, the Bible warns that unresolved anger left unattended gives way to a bitterness that pollutes and destroys.It reminds me of the South American vine known as the matador. Its nickname describes it perfectly –...

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Taking God’s Perspective

One of the greatest problems facing Christianity today is a refusal to believe that God could possibly care about our individual futures, that God could care about our day-to-day lives or have plans for us outside of a particularly religious call. We’re often fine with the idea that he might call other people, but there can be a deep insecurity about whether God could possibly use us. When it comes to my calling and my future, we fear that God has forgotten us. We can easily imagine that politicians, teachers, charity workers, and doctors find it easier to rest assured that their work is an embodiment of their Christian calling. But what about those who are not going to cure...

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Waiting on Your Calling

Called to Wait In a rapidly changing world, we all face new seasons in our lives, some we choose and others that are forced upon us: one stage of life ends for another to begin; new career challenges lead to different jobs; new opportunities change our ways of living. In these times, we have a tendency to believe that nothing good will come from this experience of waiting. But this is the most valuable time of our lives in Christ: when he draws near and works with us to align our wills to his purpose. This season enables us to respond to his call for the next phase of our lives. There is excitement in this time if we have...

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Hope in Sickness

We have so many amazing women of God dealing with sickness of all kinds. It can be frustrating, it can be confusing, it can be sad. But our God does NOT make mistakes. Amen?! You are here for a purpose, a far bigger purpose than you can ever imagine. I found this article, it's such a great encouragement to those sick and a wonderful insight for those who have a loved one sick. The entire thing is so good so I posted the link rather than snip it apart. http://lifeofscoop.com/breakthrough-about-sickness/

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