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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.

Feb.21/18 – The grass may look greener on the other side, but it still has to be mowed.

“…..being content with what you have…                                              Hebrews 13:5 (NAS) Grace to you. B Photo: Queen’s Park in Stratford, … Continue reading

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Feb.14/18: A marriage may be made in heaven, but the maintenance must be done on earth.

“Nevertheless each individual among you also is to his love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must see to it that she respects her husband.”                  Ephesians 5:33 (NAS) Grace … Continue reading

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Feb.7/18 – You cannot win if you do not begin.

“But now finish doing it also, so as just as there was the readiness to desire it, so there may be also the completion of it by your ability.”                 2 Corinthians 8:11 (NAS) … Continue reading

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Jan. 31/18 – A hug is a great gift – one size fits all, and it’s easy to exchange.

“And now these three remain; faith, hope, and love……. 1 Corinthians 13:13 (NIV) Grace to you. B

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Jan. 17/18 – “Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.” -E. Roosevelt                                                                                               

Here’s a few fun facts – Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She married her fifth cousin Franklin. Not only did she serve as first lady (1933-1945) but held regular press conferences, wrote a daily newspaper … Continue reading

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Jan.10/18 – “There is no Wi-Fi in the forest, but I promise you will find a better connection.” – unknown

Grace to you. B Picture: a miniature-size manuscript of the Lord’s prayer at the Buffalo Museum of Science.

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Jan. 3/18 – Just for today have hope in your heart, it’ll put a smile on your face.

Grace to you, Happy New Year! -B Photo: the 2017 Ford Fireworks in Detroit, Michigan. Source: http://www.rjsbirdphotography.com

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