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The Garden of our tears 

By: Carole L. Haines (Picture taken by: Cody J. Haines)  “Return and say to Hezekiah the leader of My people, ‘Thus says the Lord, the God of your father David, “I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I … Continue reading

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An invitation

An invitation by: carole l. haines 3/21/14 This loneliness is just an invitation to go deeper to reach out for the God who loves me I need not look to others for comfort, if they want to give it, so … Continue reading

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disappointing God

  Psalm 138:7-8 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch forth Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, And Your right hand will save me. 8 The Lord will accomplish what concerns … Continue reading

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The Great exchange

The Great exchange by: carole l. haines I have come to know how trust is broken how people disappoint, how mankind fails I can see how short I fall, how I have not reached the mark How my arrows have … Continue reading

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the beauty of confession

Psalm 55:12-14 12 For it is not an enemy who reproaches me, Then I could bear it; Nor is it one who hates me who has exalted himself against me, Then I could hide myself from him. 13 But it is you, … Continue reading

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But…live?

Psalm 118: 17-29 17 I will not die, but live, And tell of the works of [f]the Lord. Have you ever been through a time in your life that was just so hard, you thought it would be easier to lay … Continue reading

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a shout out to God

God’s love conquers all…if we allow it to.  There are so many Scriptures pointing us to this Wonderful God,  “Isaiah 30:18 Therefore the Lord longs to be gracious to you, And therefore He waits on high to have compassion on … Continue reading

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Phantom pains

All of us have experienced tremendous emotional pain at some point in our lives.  It can be from rejection, or loss, or disappointment.  Perhaps we had expectations, hopes, aspirations that never came to fruition.  I can remember thinking at one … Continue reading

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It just works!

Okay, is that just the cutest thing you’ve ever seen or what?  That’s not what I’m going to write about, but I just had to share that photo.  I was caring for a little kitten for someone, as her leg … Continue reading

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the gift of confession

Love doesn’t always make things easy.  This is never more true than when God needs to bring correction to our lives. 3 When I kept silent about my sin, my [b]body wasted away Through my [c]groaning all day long. 4 For day … Continue reading

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