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Donna
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4 years ago

Totally agree with Nancy…..this is beautifully written and relatable. As I learn more about Jesus and dig deeper into the gospel, I am reminded that happiness and fulfillment is found only in God’s love. It is He who can change our lives, change the feelings of emptiness into fulfillment when we trust in Him. I came across this passage last night and it reminded me of empty spaces. Psalm 86:15 “But you, O lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.” God reminds us that He is always with us and… Read more »

Dee
Dee
4 years ago

I truly identify with #1 and #3. I love my life and everything in it, but I know there is so much more God has prepared! I agree with Nancy, God has to be first, before husband, kids, life in order to see and live the best He has for you and to be completely filled

Nancy
Nancy
4 years ago

Beautifully and dramatically written. And….so accurate. Being slightly over 50, I identify with several of the SHEs.

The ONLY peace, the ONLY source is Jesus – not our kids/grandkids, not our husbands,not our friends, not our jobs. Busy is our enemy incarnate. Carve out time to abide with Jesus. Like the hymn, gaze into his beautiful face. The cares of this world will grow dim in the light of his glory and grace.

Seems overly sentimental and hopelessly romantic. But it works. It’s real. DO IT! (thanks Nike) It’s a game changer.

Merry
Merry
4 years ago
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Totally agree, Nancy. Truth and wisdom.