The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”

Deuteronomy 31:8  NIV

No matter the size of the obstacle or challenge we are facing…Jesus is with us step-by-step. We may not even feel Him with us, but He is there. SO DON’T FREAK OUT! DON’T THROW IN THE TOWEL EITHER!

Sometimes the blessings the Lord is trying to get to us are hidden in the very struggles He allows to come our way.


May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:13  NIV

This blog post, I’m sending you a song that a friend gave to me, performed by Zach Williams and Dolly Parton. They sing about how we should look (expect?) God to give us buried blessings in our broken pieces.

Enjoy as you look for His blessings hidden in the hard times.


Dear Lord,

Help us to turn first to You…and remember that You are the one to help us as we try to navigate the broken pieces of our life.

May You equip us with everything good for doing Your will, and may You work in us what is pleasing to You, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Hebrews 13:21  (NIV)… paraphrased


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