July 14 – “The real weapons of mass destruction are the hardened hearts of humanity.” – the late Leonard Cohen

SchenectadyPark copyOur heart is our core or focal point, the hub of our human personality.

In this life there is unavoidable disappointments and trials. We can make a choice to let them define us, develop a hardened heart, or we can be strengthened through them.

“and we also exalt in our tribulations. Knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope; and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.”                                                   Romans 5:3-5  (NAS)

Grace to you.

B

 

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About bshiveofhope

I have worn different hats and travelled down many bunny trails in life- custodian, writer, florist, grandma, community nurse, mom, wife, Jesus Girl. With these vocations have come many stories and life experiences that I want to share with you. They're not all warm and fuzzy, and are sprinkled with humility, and sadness. That's life. We were made for community so let's build each other up with hope and encouragment.
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