Word Nerd Wednesday – Merciful

We continue our Word Nerd Wednesday study of the Beatitudes as Gwen Williams brings us this in-depth look at merciful. ********* “​Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” Matthew 5:7  (NIV) Merciful (Webster’s Dictionary):  treating people with kindness and forgiveness: showing or exercising mercy, forgiving, compassionate, kind and softhearted  Merciful in the Bible: […]

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A Woman’s Worth: More Than My Labels

As if it wasn’t scary enough to share my insecurities about what I see in the mirror, today I’m going to bare my soul in a whole new way and tell you how I tried to use a label to make myself appear to be more than I was. I’m still embarrassed by it. You […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Mourn

For this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday, AdeleAlys continues with our next word from the Beatitudes: Mourn. “How blessed are those who mourn, because it is they who will be comforted.” Matthew 5:4 ISV ********* Pentheo – Πτωξος(Strong’s #3996) Deep grief or intense sorrow, openly manifested by weeping audibly-found 45 times in the Septuagint MOURN: A […]

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A Woman’s Worth: More Than My Treasures

When my friend and fellow blogger launches a book called Worthy: Believe Who God Says You Are in the midst of my series on A Woman’s Worth, I’m definitely going to share it and her with you! Meet Becky Hasting from My Ink Dance. I’m thrilled she was willing to share Day 19 of her 20 day devotional to discovering your […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Meek

I’m thrilled to welcome my friend Melissa King back for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday’s word, meek. In case you hadn’t noticed, we are working our way through the Beatitudes. ********* Definitions of Meek: Merriam-Webster 1828 MEEK, adjective [Latin mucus; Eng. mucilage; Heb. to melt.] 1. Mild of temper; soft; gentle; not easily provoked or irritated; yielding; given […]

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A Woman’s Worth – More Than I Can Be

I grew up in an era where the Army’s recruiting slogan was “Be All You Can Be.” It was catchy and motivating and it lured me into feeling like I could do just about anything. It wasn’t the only factor that made me want to join the Army. I also had a strong sense of […]

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