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Hidden Treasures From the Thrift Stores

I know it can be kind of discouraging for Christians girls, who really desire to dress modestly, to go shopping. Often times it is very hard to find something that is modest. Yet if you look hard enough, you can find the hidden treasures. One of my favorite places to buy clothes is at the thrift stores. That way I can get a good deal and there is also usually more of a variety. Therefore, today my mom, sister, and I went shopping and we're blessed to find two very nice (at least in my opinion), but also modest dresses.

So my encouragement to ya'll girls out there trying to dress modestly: DON'T GIVE UP! There is modest clothing out there, it just might take a bit of searching. Also, don't forget to check out the thrift stores. That is where I find almost all of my clothes. People are all the time getting rid of their clothes that are in really good condition and giving it to Goodwill, Thrift stores, and Bargain shops, so you can find cheap, but nice clothes there and o…

New Every Morning

I was reading A Daily Rate by Grace Livingston Hill the other day and I found this piece of poetry in it and thought I would share it with you because I found it to be very encouraging. I hope you are blessed and encouraged by it, as well.
Charge not thyself with the weight of a year, Child of the Master, faithful and dear, Choose not the cross for the coming week, For that is more than He bids thee seek. Bend not thy arms for tomorrow’s load, Thou mayest leave that to thy gracious God, Daily, only, He says to thee, “Take up thy cross and follow Me.”
What is something that has encouraged you this week? Maybe it was a song you heard, a poem, Bible verse, a book, or a blog post you read. Maybe it was a friend or an incident that happened. I would love to hear how you have been encouraged this week.
Lamentations 3:22-24 “Through the Lord's mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. ‘The Lord is my portion,’ says my soul, ‘…

All For Thee

I love this song and wanted to share it with you. I hope you are blessed by it!

Take My Life and Let it Be
Take my life and let it be Consecrated, Lord, to Thee; Take my hands and let them move At the impulse of Thy love, At the impulse of Thy love.
Take my feet and let them be Swift and beautiful to Thee; Take my voice and let me sing Always, only, for my King, Always, only, for my King.
Take my lips and let them be Filled with messages for Thee; Take my silver and my gold Not a mite would I withhold, Not a mite would I withhold.
Take my love, my God, I pour At thy feet its treasure store; Take myself, and I will be Ever, only, all for Thee, Ever, only, all for Thee.
-Frances R. Havergal-

Have a happy day full of sunshine, smiles, and laughter!

Happy Day!

Today has been a pretty nice day! I got a sweet letter from a friend which totally made my day. My sisters and I washed our van, but I think we ended up getting more wet then our van did. We got to see one of our brothers on skype! Yay!  ;)

Summary of Ephesians

The author of Ephesians is undoubtedly Paul. He most likely wrote this letter in the early 60s.
In his letter to the Ephesians Paul seems to be trying to get across to them the greatness of God’s grace and love towards them. He reminds them of what God has brought them out of and how it was only because of God’s grace. He also reminds them of God’s great love for them, that he would adopt them into His own family and make each one His own child. A. What is the author telling me in Ephesians 1:1-23? Paul begins his letter stating who he is and greeting his audience. Paul then goes on to tell how and why we have been redeemed. We have been chosen by Christ before the foundation of this world, to be adopted in to his family. It is through His blood that we have been redeemed. We have been redeemed, so that He would be glorified. We, who have trusted in Him, have been given an inheritance by Him. Therefore, Paul gives thanks for them and for their faith in Jesus. Paul also prays for them…