Sweep It Under God's Rug Of Mercy
by Jennifer Haynes

I was reading from my favorite little book, "Glimmers of Grace" - Sparkling Reminders to Encourage You
The first thing my eyes focused on was the chapter "Grace in the Daily Grind" and then the story "Under God's Mercy".
This part of the chapter talks about how we all have issues and need to come to the realization that all of our issues cannot be fixed in this lifetime because that is what...

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Low on Faith, High on Worry
by Jennifer Haynes

There are a lot of topics swirling around in my head - as usual, but there is one that seems to stand out amongst the rest.
..... Questioning our faith/spirituality and worry

I am apart of a Lupus group and the members there are very supportive, compassionate and ready to jump in with prayer and encouragement at any hour of the day or night! One of the members recently ask if anyone ever...

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Loving Ourselves
by Jennifer Haynes

I don't know about you, but loving myself is sometimes extremely difficult because I am my own worst critic. When I make mistakes, it can be difficult to move past them. I know that this should not be because I am a child of God and He loves me as I am. Flaws and all, if he can move past my transgressions, why is it so hard for me to do the same? I have found that beating myself up for the...

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Place Your Life Before God
by Jennifer Haynes

The MESSAGE//REMIX New Testament by Navpress

This book was given to me by my Godmother one Christmas. I love how the scriptures are what I call "easy speak". Teaching us the scriptures in everyday language and relatable form. I found this to be so appropriate to our IB mission, that I had to use it for this week's blog entry. As we are approaching the 2012 Helen L. Albert Celebration/Banquet...

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by Jennifer Haynes

I am so amazed, excited and thankful for the things HE has done. During the past 6 months I have accomplished some major goals and embarked on several journeys that I never even dreamed of taking. Even though all of the things that I encountered along the way may not have been the best or the most positive experiences, I am still thankful! Thankful that I was able to go through the experiences...

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Some Thoughts on Faith
by Jennifer Haynes

From the book "Prayers for Life" by Nancy Parker Brummett and June Eaton

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. -Hebrews 11:1

Action, not words, is the best witness that faith can have.
Faith is knowing without seeing,
believing without fully understanding,
trusting without touchig
the One who is ever faithful. - unknown

All I have seen teaches me...

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