within the beauty & the broken

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as i spend a little time reflecting on 2014, both the beauty & the broken, i know one thing…my hope alone is in jesus.

during the times of beautiful i know all gifts are from him. may i always have a heart of gratitude.

and during the times of broken i know that he makes all things beautiful in his time, for his glory. may i always trust in his goodness and unfailing love.

he meets us right where we are. every single day. as we walk through valleys of shadows as well as when we reach the mountain tops of glory.

by the seashore of peace as well as within the torrential unknown, he is always there.

in his name we have protection & provision, we have grace and mercy, strength & healing.

and every day of 2015 may we know this promise~

 that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 

so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—

that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth,

and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us

to him be glory 

January 2, 2015 - 11:28 am

sandra - Amen! My dad is struggling with cancer, so your words were the exact reminder I needed to read at this moment. To God be the Glory….in the good times and in the bad.

January 2, 2015 - 12:32 pm

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January 2, 2015 - 3:13 pm

Leanne - Yes, He is always there! Thank you for the reminder!!!
I love your blog…you are a real inspiration. I’m positive if you lived near me we would be friends! I love Jesus, my family, my dog, Seaside etc.
Also, tell your sweet Savannah ….. I’m the crazy lady with the special China canvas request with two pink hearts on it…. I got it and LOVE it.
Happy New Year!

January 2, 2015 - 11:08 pm

Terry - beautoful!

January 3, 2015 - 7:37 am

angela - thankful for His promises. i know they are true. i never doubt. and yet, in the really hard times I need gentle reminders. so, thank you. love you dear friend.

January 3, 2015 - 8:39 am

Christan Perona - Love this. Needed this, Paige. “…To know the love that surpasses knowledge.” I’m clinging to the Presence that will never leave me in the shadows and on the hilltops. Thank you for this reminder. Happy New Year to you and yours.

January 4, 2015 - 1:05 pm

jodi - beautiful and a lovely picture of Madison.

Happy New Year!

jodi

January 7, 2015 - 10:59 pm

Mimi - The picture and the post were lovely and uplifting. Thank you for sharing !

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