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Brooke Bernhardt
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I like to pretend I'm in the circus
I like to pretend I'm in the circus

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So, God of the universe
Do you hear the cries
That pour out from all the earth?
Can your hands of glory
Reach down and heal the hurt
Of the broken?
- Bebo Norman
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Embrace the Mess
I recently had a really long and hard night at work. One of the things I was most frustrated about was taking care of this teenage boy with poor hygiene. It was all I could do when I entered the room not to gag from the smell, and he had drains that drained...
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While I'm Waiting
If you've ever watched "Facing the Giants", you may remember the song "While I'm Waiting" by John Waller. At this point in the movie, the husband (coach) is waiting to know if his team will win or lose the big game and if he will keep his job and his wife i...
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Oceans
"Take me deeper than my feet could ever wander, that my faith would be made stronger" Oceans- Hillsong Let me ask you a question,  How matured is your faith and where are you currently swimming? Are you swimming in the deep or shallow end? Is your faith mat...
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A sarcastic look at modesty and church
"Let our beauty not come from anything but Jesus" prays the girl next to me. And I'm like wow what a lovely thought, but what does that even mean? Not to mention there are so many mixed messages thrown at woman from both the church and society. Depending on...
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Circumcision
Circumcision- it wasn't a choice if you wanted to be a God follower. But it was an honor. From Francine Rivers- in the story of Joshua when he was about to defeat Jericho. Caleb gathered the men from Judah  and said "We have entered Canaan on the day of pre...
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Before you judge
Have you ever wondered why it was the prostitute that became the hero and got to help the Israelites capture Jericho? Why her of all people? Why not the faithful few? Why did the people need a spy, a liar, not to mention a woman who sold her body for sex- t...
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Why Do Nice People Always Get Hurt?
So yesterday I was talking to one of the nicest ladies ever. She had the most kind, compassionate heart. And yet after she listened to me talk for a while I asked her to tell me about her life, and she shared with me a few very painful stories. And I was sh...
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Psalm 23
The shepherd prayer is something I've heard my whole life but today as I read the first few verses, I had to stop and really wonder: What does it mean to not be in want? To lie down in green pastures and to be led by the Lord to quiet waters? I can stop rig...
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First Week of Night Shift
I'm beyond thankful that I survived 3 nights in a row- and my first nights as a nurse in training at the children's hospital. I'm definitely exhausted today- but my heart is so full with the love and mercy of knowing Jesus and friends who know Him. My heart...
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