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  • DAWN shared from The Road to Becoming: Rediscovering Your Life in the Not-How-I-Planned-It Moments by Jenny Simmons
    If I have come to know anything new during this season of becoming, it is this: more often than not, we do not get the answer we want. It is in the midst of those less-than-perfect endings that my pastor’s question stands as a stark call to faith. Can I live my story well even if _____ doesn’t happen?
  • DAWN shared from The Road to Becoming: Rediscovering Your Life in the Not-How-I-Planned-It Moments by Jenny Simmons
    If I have come to know anything new during this season of becoming, it is this: more often than not, we do not get the answer we want. It is in the midst of those less-than-perfect endings that my pastor’s question stands as a stark call to faith. Can I live
  • DAWN shared from Be Strong (Joshua): Putting God's Power to Work in Your Life (The BE Series Commentary) by Warren W. Wiersbe
    Somebody defined success as “the art of making your mistakes when nobody’s looking,” but a better definition would be “the art of seeing victory where other people see only defeat.”
  • DAWN shared from The Road to Becoming: Rediscovering Your Life in the Not-How-I-Planned-It Moments by Jenny Simmons
    The Joshua trees captured me with their simple beauty. Their very existence astounded me. I found myself staring out the window with tears running down my face like a crazy lady. Joshua trees were living proof that life exists in the desert and the impossible has become possible. God has done as He promised: water in the wastelands, streams in the desert. I knew in that moment, I am a Joshua tree.
  • DAWN shared from Through the Eyes of a Lion: Facing Impossible Pain, Finding Incredible Power by Levi Lusko
    When you have no alternative but to endure something you are afraid of, you can still exhibit bravery. It has everything to do with your attitude and outlook. Christmas is going to arrive each year, whether I like it or not. Santa Claus is, in fact, going to come to town, and there’s nothing I can do to stop it. My choice is whether I will merely hunker down and try to survive the holidays and the painful associations that come with them, or harness my pain and, in the midst of the turmoil, try to shine the light and turn off the dark for as many people as possible—and myself in the process....
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