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About bshiveofhope

I have been lead to hold a number of differnt occupations over my working years. Surprisingly, most of which I could have never forcast for myself. They include- Nurse, wife, mother, florist, nana, writer, custodian, and now blogger. With these vocations have come many life experiences. I love catchy words and phrases.They are easy to remember and when shared can be a source of encouragement and hope. The meanings are not new their counterparts can be found in the reliable book of life, the Bible. We were made for community so let's build each other up with hope and encouragment.

Nov.23/22 – The time is always right to do what is right.

Peace to you. B Image: a snowy sunset in Stratford, Ontario.

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Nov.16/22 – “Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt.” – Saint Francis of Assisi

“Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” – John 14:27 Peace to you. V Image: … Continue reading

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Nov. 9/22 – When you are sincerely pleased, you are nourished. – Emmerson

The merciful man does himself good. But the cruel man does himself harm.                                                        … Continue reading

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Oct.26/22 – Don’t clutter tomorrow’s opportunities with yesterday’s troubles.

Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious in itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.                                      … Continue reading

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Oct.24/22 – Make a habit of looking for the positive.

One of the greatest lessons in life is to learn to take people at their best, not their worst, to look for the divine, not the human in them; the beautiful, not the ugly, the bright, not the dark, the … Continue reading

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Oct.12/22 – How can there be so much difference between a day off and a off day?

This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.                                                  … Continue reading

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Oct.5/22 – “Any concern that is too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.” – Corrie Ten Boom

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your heart and your minds in Christ Jesus. … Continue reading

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Sept.8/22 – Just for today share a smile.

Smile at a stranger and you may make their day. They just may pay it forward. Peace to you. B Image: a frog sits in the water between the rocks near a waterfall in Grey County, Ontario.

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August 31/22 -Solitude is the soul’s holiday.

Remember the three R’s. Refresh, reboot, regroup. We need self care with prayer so we can recharge our spirit, our outlook, our energy, our confidence and our life. Food for the soul. Peace to you. B Image: Weaver’s Creek in … Continue reading

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August 24/22 -No beauty shines brighter than that of a good heart.

This little light of mine, I’m going to let it shine. Do you hear it? Let the song get into your head and let it shine, let it shine, let it shine. Peace to you. B Image: the sun shines … Continue reading

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