Encourage one another and build each other up

Therefore, encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:11

Oasis of Hope – Timely Stories to Encourage Your Day

We are grateful for the inspirational guest posts that find their way to us. Each one truly does encourage us and build us up, just as God intended.

Hope When You Can't Fix It

When Hope You Can't Fix It

Some situations feel like a never-ending circle. I go around and around never getting anywhere. But still, I feel like there must be something I can do. So, I keep trying. And I keep getting nowhere. One situation has been going on for years. I’ve been praying.

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Do not be anxious

4 Things You Should Stop Doing Right Now

As a chronic illness warrior, there is a lot on my plate. Normal life responsibilities, additional medical struggles that most don’t have to worry about and the desire to enjoy life and all that it offers. The last thing I need is to do more than what is absolutely necessary and to do things that don’t really carry any weight in improving my life.

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Sin in the context of grace

In the Marrow of Depression and Anxiety

By the time you read this, I’ll be feeling much better. Therapy will have commenced, medications will have been adjusted, and clinging to the One who clings to the brokenhearted will have kept me affixed to a drip line of peace.

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"There is no age before which you must begin." Cindee Snider Re

Poetry is Ageless - Poetry Prompt

Poetry is Ageless. As you observe the tick of the clock, the curve of an eyelash, the cool of a granite countertop, be aware what you see and hear, how you feel, what you taste and smell, how these connect with the moments you’ve lived. Then pick up your pen and begin.

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Sleepy Morning
Prayer Pond

Prayer Pond

You’re invited to the Prayer Pond, a place where you can share your prayer requests, updates, and shouts of praise. Whether a request, praise, lament, suffering, loss, hope, grief, or joy, each prayer ripples with radical hope and compassionate change.

Notecards

The art of letter writing can be a vital, life-giving ministry of hope to those who are hurting, grieving, recovering, homebound, lonely, ill, depressed, or isolated. While life-giving to the receiver, letter writing is also life-nourishing to the writer.

Looking for thoughtful and encouraging ways to put #PenToPaper in action? Or perhaps a gift to inspire others to begin writing notes? Choose from these beautiful notecard collections.Choose from these beautiful notecard collections.

Every purchase made at the Chronic Joy Store helps to support our mission and ministry to sow the life-giving seeds of hope, purpose, worth, and joyone precious life at a time.

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