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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.

June 12/19 – Remember what makes a dad…

What makes a Dad Submitted By: Taba God took the strength of a mountain, the majesty of a tree, the warmth of a summer sun, the calm of the quiet sea, The generous soul of nature, The comforting arm of … Continue reading

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June 5/19 – The company you keep will determine the trouble you meet.

Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go: Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.                         … Continue reading

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May 29/19 – People know what you are by what they see, not by what they hear.

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.                                     … Continue reading

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May 22/19 – The heart of a man cannot be determined by the size of his pocketbook.

For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?                     … Continue reading

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May 15/19 – Swallowing angry words is much better than eating them.

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.  Proverbs 29:11 Peace to you. B Image: the town of Drumheller, Alberta from the World’s Largest Dinosaur.

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May 9/19 – The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the heart of a mother. – St. Theresa of Lisieux

Happy Mother’s Day! Miss you mom! Peace to you. Image: Tulips in the spring at the Eldon House in London, Ontario.

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Apr.4/18 – Kindness is the oil that tales the friction out of life.

“But the fruit of the Spirit is ……kindness.” – Galatians 5:22 (NIV) Peace to you. B Image: view of Chicago and its suburbs from the observation deck at the Willis Tower.

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