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You Are Exactly Who God Made You To Be

Posted by Christin N Hunt on Thursday, November 29, 2012, In : Reflections 

This quote has meant the world to me recently and I wanted share its origin with you, my dear readers.  Rachel Anne Ridge of Home Sanctuary is a wealth of wisdom pertaining to creating a home environment which strengthens, encourages and blesses the family. 

Please take a few minutes to visit her website, and the context of today's photo-quote, which I have copied below:

Household Schedules for Pathetic Schedulers

I freely admit: I am a pathetic scheduler. 

I prefer to think of mysel...

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Posted by Christin N Hunt on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, In : Reflections 

Gratitude.  I've never really had a problem with that.  Whenever anyone gives me a gift (tangible or otherwise) I am able to express my thanks fairly well.  In fact, I'm an AWESOME letter writer.

I am also, however, an awful letter sender.  (Case in point: I recently found a thank-you letter I forgot to send out for a wedding present...  *ahem*  We've been married over 5 years now.)

It really changes with the gift, though.  When I am blessed with something that was otherwise unattainable, in ad...
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Red Pill or Blue Pill... Choose!

Posted by Christin on Wednesday, November 14, 2012,

Unlike Neo in the Matrix, our pill has already been chosen.  As children of the Kingdom, our pill is that of JOY.  Actually, the moment our names are written in the Book of Life we are given an abundance of Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-control.  It's a package deal.  None of this picking and choosing, claiming and leaving-out nonsense- we get it all!  And among those treasures of the Spirit is JOY.

As Christians, joy is tenderly placed on o...

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Powerless (I Don't Have To Be Strong)

Posted by Christin on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, In : Endurance 

They're back...
The tears of exhaustion.
The tears of stress.
The tears of fear.

I should know by now that, when my body is tired, my mind fails.  When my mind is in less than top condition I tend to forget things.
  • I forget where I put my keys.
  • I forget to serve lunch.
  • I forget to sing.
  • I forget that I'm not strong enough to handle everything in my day.

I. Am. Powerless.

That pretty much sums it up!  [Case in point, when I leaned my not-quite-30-year old body over to retrieve Thomas the Tank Engine fro...

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God Brings Joy

Posted by Christin on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, In : Endurance 

Can you imagine a life without Jesus?  Going through all of life's hardships, trials and chaos without His stability to ground our hearts and minds?  Wow...  I'm ashamed to admit that I too often forget how blessed I am!  There is truly no joy outside of Jesus...  And Joy in the midst of trouble?  That's a work of God right there!

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Thank you for your integrity!