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Busy Being Blessed · 6d ago

Praying Scripture: A Light unto My Path

There is no question that life is full of mountain top highs and deep valley lows. It's easy to trust God from the heights, but what about those valleys? Where do we turn to for hope when we...
Busy Being Blessed · 2W ago

Treasures in the Darkness

"I will give you treasures hidden in the darkness - secret riches. I will do this so you may know that I am the Lord, the God of Israel, the one who calls you by name." (Isaiah 45:3 NLT) Sit...
Busy Being Blessed · 2W ago

Why I Need to Trust God When I Suffer

As a small child, I was terrified of storms because I thought each one carried a tornado in it. When the storm warnings would come on the T.V., the atmosphere around me was one of fear and a...
Busy Being Blessed · 3W ago

3 Ways to Shine a Light into the Darkness

The fear comes at night when the lights turn out. I can feel the darkness as a tangible sadness. It feels real, the darkness of depression. Sometimes it feels like a weight on my chest. Othe...
Busy Being Blessed · 3W ago

God’s Perfect Plan

I sat with tears streaming down my cheeks and buried my head in my hands. "God, I can't do this anymore!" I cried. I had prayed, begged and pleaded with God to give my husband and I more chi...
Busy Being Blessed · 4W ago

Codependency and Christ: A Reflection on a Reflection

In the cold, gray quiet of a January morning in 2015, I was sitting on my couch ... weeping. I held a paperback book in one hand and wadded up corner of a blanket in my other that I was usin...
Busy Being Blessed · 4W ago

Lights of Hope

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Busy Being Blessed · 1M ago

From Broken to Blessed

I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease at age 16, and struggled with my disease off and on for years. Things took a turn for the worse in February of 2016. My Crohn’s Disease symptoms worsened...
Busy Being Blessed · 1M ago

Jesus, the Light in My Darkness

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:5 Nearly a year ago I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. A momentous occasion at any time, but one that seeme...
Busy Being Blessed · 1M ago

A Life Well Lived – Honoring Mandy Kelly

Romans 8:18--For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. On Tuesday, March 21, I logged onto Facebook to...