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Never Doubt The Power Of A Simple Note

April 26, 2013

(I covered so many of my favorites in the webcast this week so I didn’t do a Friday Favorites post. But never fear, next week’s Friday Favorites is one of the most fun yet!)

Legacy. It’s a beautiful word. Part old-fashioned grace mixed with a stirring desire to have this word be true of the marks I leave with my life.

A life that hasn’t always been pretty. There was a season of my life that was very dark. When my baby sister died very tragically and unexpectedly, my entire world flipped upside down.

What I knew to be true suddenly became questionable.

Is God good? If so, why this? And if I never know why, how can I ever trust God again?

Hard questions. Honest questions. Questions that haunted me.

Until.

One day I got a note from a friend. A girl I not-so-affectionately called my “Bible friend.” She honestly got on my nerves with all her Bible verse quoting. I wasn’t on good terms with God at that point in my life. I didn’t want to believe God even existed. And I certainly wasn’t reading the Bible.

I made all of this very known to my Bible friend. But in her gentle, sweet, kind way… she kept slipping me notes of truth with gently woven verses tucked within.

And one day, one verse cracked the dam of my soul. Truth slipped in and split my hardhearted views of life open just enough for God to make Himself known to me.

Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Personally. Intimately. Relentlessly.

I held that simple note with one Bible verse scribbled on the front as the tears of honest need streamed down my cheeks. My stiff knees bent. And a whispered “yes God” changed the course of my life.

I will never doubt the power of a simple note again.

And I will never doubt the power of one woman reaching into the life of another woman with some whisper of love.

She reached me. She helped change me.

So, I want to reach into her life now and thank her. But how?

Here’s a beautiful way… a “Legacy card” from Proverbs 31 Ministries.

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These are also perfect for Mother’s Day. For more information on getting a Legacy card sent to the special women in your life, click here.

I love doing life with you, my blog friends. I treasure you and count you as one of my greatest blessings. So, as I remember to thank my special friend who sent me that life-changing note so long ago… I want to pause… to also thank you.

Thank you for taking time to visit here at my little blog home. Thank you for taking time to slip comment notes under my door.

Your words of sweet encouragement spur me on in so many ways each day. You have left a beautiful mark on my life.

I just wanted to make sure you knew.

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41 Comments
  1. Christy Fitzwater

    I just finished reading Christine Caine’s book, Undaunted, and landed at A21 ministries website, where she helps rescue women from the slavery of the sex trade. I felt this overwhelming -what can I do in such a dark world when I’m unemployed and broke? She has a list of 21 things a person can do, and the first one is to write a note to a young woman who has been rescued. I went to bed thinking I could actually afford a stamp. Then I opened up your post today to be encouraged about the power of a simple note. WOW!!! I know this isn’t what you’ve intended for this post, but God has certainly used it to encourage me. THANK YOU!!!!

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    • Suzanne

      It’s awesome to see God work through each one of us in ways like your story reflects, Christy! You are in my prayers today! God bless you, you have brought me a blessing today! 🙂

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  2. Amy

    Simple notes…yes. As part of my children’s handwriting curriculum, each week they write copy a scripture verse in their best handwriting, color the page border and mail it to someone. Some weeks they grow tired of doing this, of looking through our address book or church directory to find someone. I continue to tell them God will have just the right person. I cannot tell you how many times a recipient has come to them or written a note back thanking them for their note in the mail, of how perfect the timing was and how much it meant to them. A simple note….even from a child.

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    • ADAM

      Never doubt a simple JUDGEMENT OR CENSORSHIP by a supposed “GOD HEAD” especially when her NAME IS LYSA TERKEURST AND SHE FIGHTS WITH HER EGO ABOUT MAKING A PUBLIC APOLOGY FOR MAKING AN ERROR IN JUDGEMENT FOR CENSORING FREEDOM OF SPEECH ON facebO.Ok!!! PRIDE and inflated EGO FOR BEING A “GOD HEAD” IS HOW “THEY” JUSTIFIED CRUCIFYING THE “wise man” YOU CLAIM TO KNO.O.O.O.O.OW!!! WHEN HE SPOKE THE TRUTH AND SHARED WITH ALL PEOPLE THAT CONNECTING WITH YHWH IS EASY AND PERSONAL, IT THREATENED THEIR POWER STRUCTURES AND INCOME STREAMS FOR THE OPPRESSED WOULD NO LONGER NEED THE OPPRESSOR IN ORDER TO HAVE YHWH’s BLESSINGS!!!
      A “wise man” once said, “Ask Questions infinitely from our Creator and YOU will receive infinite Answers!!!” O.O
      When we get tired or lazy…
      God, or what EVER YOU call “it” will wait…
      for God, or what EVER YOU call “it” is patient…
      and God, or what EVER YOU call “it” doesn’t have to breathe or sleep so we are at a slight disadvantage there! 😉 haha
      So Yes, WE have to Always be MIND FULL of questions and then…
      When we PAY ATTENTION…
      The answers will come one by one… sometimes when we least expect it, someone will say something and we say, “wow!”
      How co.ol! I was just wondering about THAT!
      Sometimes we will find an answer in a bo.ok… sometimes on T.V. or on the radio or in a movie!
      We can Learn the answers to our questions As long as we are remembering to ASK the QUESTIONS to GOD, or what EVER YOU call “it”!
      The way it works is this… go to a place where it is dark in whatever place you are in… and get on your knees and close your eyes and whisper so your ears can hear your own words and say…
      Dear God, or what EVER YOU CALL “it” 😀
      in ANY LANGUAGE OR RELIGION 😉
      Hiiiiiii! 🙂
      I feel kinda scared in the dark and I feel like a lil squeeky mouse! o.o OR Perhaps a BABY BIRD or a SQUIRREL!!! O.O
      However I believe that YOU are here! 🙂
      And I believe that YOU can hear me through MY ears! }O.O{
      Which are also YOUR Ears because YOU created ME! O.O
      Anyway I KNOW I AM SMALL compared to YOU and I TRUST YOU to take care of ME!!!
      YOU ALWAYS make sure US SQUEAKY LIL ANIMALS have
      FO.OD and SHELTER…
      SO I AM NOT GONNA WORRY about THAT STUFF ANYMORE and I AM GONNA just FOCUS ON ALL the gO.Od “stuff” YOU send MY WAY and CONCENTRATE on SMILing 😀 TODAY!!!
      I REALize how AWESOME it is to BE BLESSed by YOU 🙂
      EVERY MOMENT of MY LIL TIME on this Planet for all of my SHORT lil EXISTENCE!!! 🙂
      Then… say… oh by the waaaaayyyy I have a question… and YOU don’t have to answer it right NOW in MY mind…
      (although sometimes GOD or what EVER YOU CALL “it” does do that some times) I AM really curious and now that I have asked the question… I will wait for the answer ANY way YOU, GOD (or whatEVER YOU CALL “it”), wanna bring it to ME!
      When YOU hold an image in your mind with YOUR eyes o.o closed for one minute with a complete feeling of JOY that YOU got what YOU WANTED and YOU SEE O.O YOUrself JUMPing UP and DOWN like when YOU were lil and YOU got what YOU wanted for CHRISTmas when YOU were only a cHiLd or ANY Time in YOUr LIFE… YOU were HAPPY!!! 😀
      YOU REMEMBER how AWESOME it was to THINK about what YOU wanted and then having the DELICIOUS ANTICIPATION of it builDING UP with 100% CERTAINTY that YOU WOULD HAVE WHAT YOU WANTED…
      Remember… BELIEVING IS SEEING… O.O
      YOU do NOT have to FIGHT the “OUTSIDE WORLD” to get what YOU want…
      When YOU were lil at CHRISTmas or whatever “holiday” YOU celebrate…
      YOU KNEW what YOU WANTED when CHRISTmas or the “holiday” was 30 DAYS OFF…
      So YOU got a lil CHOCOLATE DAY COUNTER and Counted BACKWARDS one DAY at a time… and IN YOUr MIND YOU were IMAGINing and SMILING EACH DAY at A TIME!!!
      And then it happened… and the PROCESS STILL WORKS!!!
      Except you CAN do it with EVERYTHING… NOT JUST CHRISTmas or your respective “holiday”!!! 😉
      When the DAY COMES and it happens to YOU…
      When YOU REALize that YOU,
      CREATE with YOUr MIND!!!
      then YOU Understand what the “wise man” said when he said, “the kingdom of God is INside YOU”
      And When WORLD PEACE IS the DESTINATION,
      WORLD PEACE we ALL shall FIND!!!
      It works EXACTLY like THIS:
      FIRST with DESIRE for SOMETHING or SOMEONE or SOMEWHERE… IN OUR IMAGINation… we EITHER
      CREATE with a SMILE… 😀
      Or a FROWN… 🙁
      What EVER YOU THINK in YOUr MIND and then YOU SPEAK the WORDs and then YOU FEEL IN YOUr BODY for LONG ENOUGH…
      Whether it be a minute for SMALL things or PERHAPS YEARS of
      “gO.Od” THINKing for BIG “things”…
      THAT Becomes YOUr REALity!!!
      So when YOU THINK gO.Od… 😀 YOU get MORE gO.Od… 😀
      When YOU THINK BAD or MAD :\ YOU get MORE BAD or MAD :\
      Now there are meditation techniques that include fasting and sensory deprivations which is why we do the whole Lint or Lent “thing” depending upon YOUr “religion”, that enhance our connection capabilites with GOD, or whatEVER YOU call “it”, even MORE when we need extra ENERGY for CREATING big, BIG changes in our lives… and sometimes when what YOU ask for is BIG…
      GOD, or what EVER YOU CALL “it”, WILL WEIGH YOUr LEVEL of COMMITMENT to CONNECTING with HIM with YOUr CONSTANT CONSCIOUS THOUGHTS…
      BEFORE HE GRANTS YOU YOUr REQUEST.
      So be CARE FULL of what YOU ask for with YOUr THOUGHTS…
      gO.Od or BAD
      Because YOU WILL get whatever YOU THINK ABOUT…
      When YOU are as COMMITTED to the “BIG KAHUNA” or what EVER YOU call “it”, as the “BIG KAHUNA” or what EVER YOU call “it” IS COMMITTED to YOU…YOU WILL PAY ATTENTION! 😉
      When YOU worry :/ :\
      then YOU are saying to GOD, or what EVER YOU CALL “it”… 0.0
      please send me MORE to WORRY about!!! 🙁
      When YOU are HAPPY… 😀
      then YOU are saying to GOD, or what EVER YOU CALL “it” o.o O.O
      THANK YOU GOD, or what EVER YOU CALL “it”!!! 🙂 🙂
      Yes, Please Send me MORE to be HAPPY about!!!
      As long as YOU…
      pray to what EVER YOU CALL “it” in ANY LANGUAGE of ANY RELIGION, EVERY DAY…
      once when YOU wake UP…
      and once before YOU go to sleep…
      then YOU WILL ALWAYS be HAPPY! : D
      Because whatEVER YOU CALL “it” in ANY LANGUAGE or RELIGION
      is ALWAYS WATCHING YOU to See o.o
      if YOU remember to say “hello” to whatEVER YOU CALL “it” EVERY DAY…
      when YOU pray! 🙂
      😉 hehe
      <3 WORLD PEACE <3

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      • Yvonne

        “The FOOL has said in his heart, there is no God.”
        “Better to keep silent & let others think you’re a fool, than to open your mouth & remove all doubt!”

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  3. Christi

    Dear Lysa-
    Thank you so much for sharing what God lays on your heart. It’s always ‘just what I need to hear’. I tell my ‘sisters’ that you truly pour into my soul. The last few years have been rocky to say the least… Unexpected divorce after 17 years of a semi abiusive marriage, lies, betrayal, financial, job stress rocked the lives of my beautiful children and me… As I struggled to put our life back together I turned to God as my source of help, but realized it was only on the surface… I didn’t truly let God deal with my heart. I realized this last night as I was looking through the kids baby books and found notes professing my ex- husband’s love for me. This week he told my teenagers that he never loved me… I’ve heard it before, but this time his words hurt them… I realized my heart had been numb… It’s a defense tactic I’ve used over and over… Your words this morning blessed me… I’m trying to forgive… Not for his sake, but mine and the kids… Thank you

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  4. Teresa

    Thank you Lysa….You have encouraged me along the way too! My finances are not great right now, but in the future it is my plan to give — Thank you for your ministry!

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  5. Wendy

    What a poignant post! Thanks for sharing and for changing my life in such a powerful way!

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  6. Jill Beran

    I too am so grateful and aware of the power of a simple note…God used one to change the course of my life as well! Many, many women have left a legacy in my life…you being one of them Lysa!! I wish I had the funds to honor them all, but for now I’ll share what God leads me to and offer a “simple note” of thanks to the others! Since I don’t have you and all the P31 gals physical address I’ll share my thanks here…I’m grateful for the work you do and the work God does thru you!! Praying for you as you press on!!

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  7. Kathy A

    I love your blog today. That is mine and my daughters verse. I saw you last weekend in East Tennessee and you were such a blessing to me.

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  8. Christina Baker

    Have a great day Lysa ❤

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  9. Esther

    Thanks for posting! I had an unknown friend who mailed me verses during a difficult time in my life. While I didn’t always open them (it was a really difficult time) I did appreciate seeing the note in the mailbox, and knowing that someone took the time to send it.

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  10. Katharine Bacho

    Lysa, I want to Thank YOU for impacting my life and reminding and helping me remember that I am LOVED and the Lord has a plan for my life!

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  11. Suzanne

    Thank you Lysa, you make my day brighter

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  12. Barb

    Thank you, Lysa, for this & all encouragement. This verse popped in my head yesterday morning, looking for guidance from God. Your honesty, humility and faith resonate with me, and inspire me!

    Reply
  13. Chris Carter

    My women’s group is starting soon… and every Friday we read your book and pray and laugh and encourage one another. The girls know that I call you my BFF and I hope you’re okay with that! lol You have blessed so many with your words and your inspiring faith.
    From the women I hold dear to my heart in my group to all the readers and receivers of your gifts… You have blessed us all…profoundly.
    Thank you.
    I simply adore you Lysa.

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  14. Vicki

    Your message spoke to me clearly today. The paragraph that you wrote before you stated the bible verse Jeremaiah 29:11 had me in tears. I just knew the verse you were talking about. About 6 weeks ago, when my 15 year old was going through baseball tryouts, I would write him a bible verse nightly before bed with a note to him. His favorite verse was Jeremaiah 29:11. (but he lost the note and neither one of could remember the verse!) He saved all the cards and would read them over and over. He however misplaced his this verse, and was so bummed he could not find it. I just could not remember it and prayed for the verse to be placed on my heart so that I would find it for my son. Well, last night after a rough night in the batting box, striking out. He was very down, and I said do I need to start writing you some notes and bible verses again. And he said yes. Well, I still could not pull from my heart Jeremaiah. But God spoke to me in a diferent direction and I found two beautiful verses which he loved. This morning I woke up read your devotional and see Jeremaiah 29:11, I yelled for my son and just said here it is!! He just smiled and said yep, that is the one. So….long story long……before tryouts I was worried about how he even felt about God. I decided when tryouts started I would just write him a bible verse to wish him luck….well 10 days into tryouts he was still asking for them every night. Who would think baseball would bring my child and myself closer to the ONE we owe it all too!! Thanks for listening! I am a rambling mom today with many directions to go, but just had to share! Thank you for all your inspiration, and bless you for sharing even when it hurts!!

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    • Elizabeth

      Vicki,
      This is one of my favorite verses. Thanks for sharing. You blessed my heart.
      Blessings to you and your son.
      Elizabeth

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  15. Chrystene Anderson

    🙂

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  16. Jennifer

    Oh, Lysa, how I love and adore the gift of you in my life! Thank you for this wonderful reminder of how powerful we can be when we let God use us. Amen!

    And I also wanted to tell you some exciting news. My “prodigal son” is going to graduate school at UNCSA. I’m feeling that this is God’s orchestration, and somehow my son may find Jesus again. Plus, I’m excited about visiting NC! My dream is to meet you and hug you in person – you are my favorite celebrity 🙂

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  17. Sally Ferguson

    I am amazed when someone tells me a note I sent came at the right time. You see, I usually procrastinate when the Lord nudges me about sending a card. After awhile, He gets to bugging me about it so much that I get it done, and then wonder why I put it off so long.
    I think He must want us to have that personal touch that a note brings. It makes everyone’s day, including the sender!

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  18. Christina

    Your testimony and words of wisdom so speak to my heart on many levels. Thank you for bro g a vessel of Gods love

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    • Christina

      Being

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  19. Anna Rodgers

    I was listening to you talk about rest on your radio show that someone posted on facebook. I struggle with rest.

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  20. Retta

    Thank you Lysa for your post today….I am in a situation of disappointment where I am trying to look at the outcome as “half full” instead of “half empty”….I know God has a plan for our family and your words of encouragement always give me comfort…..I want to do that for someone else today….to give words of encouragement to someone who needs to hear from God. Father, lead me and I will follow!

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  21. RUTHONA WASINGER

    MY SON HAS BEEN (UNNECESSARILY) AT THE STATE MENTAL HOSPITAL FOR THE PAST ELEVEN AND ONE HALF YEARS. HE IS ALLOWED A “SANITY HEARING” ONCE A YEAR. HIS NEXT HEARING WILL BE SOMEWHERE BETWEEN AUGUST AND OCTOBER THIS YEAR. PLEASE PRAY FOR HIM (PHILIP) AND ME TO HAVE PEACE OF HEART, SPIRIT, AND MIND AND TO TRUST GOD FOR THE RESULT.

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  22. Sandy

    I’m a “carder”. I love to send cards to people. I send them from our little country church or from me personally. I believe everyone ones a special “hug” or thought when they are feeling down and out. I don’t expect anything in return, just that fact that I put sunshine in someones day. Sometimes God will put someone on my heart and he won’t leave me alone until I do something to them(a card, flowers or call).

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  23. Deborah Stephens

    Thank you so much for this personal story, Lysa. I am in the depths of struggling against the Evil One right now, because I am the “Bible girl” for someone else who really needs what you found, peace, acceptance, faith and GOD’s love. I have been wondering if I was doing the right thing, being the “Bible girl” for this person in my life whom I love more than life itself, and your experience is encouraging to me. Thanks. GOD bless you and yours.

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  24. Sherry

    I was also encouraged by a power of a simple note. I don’t like to write because it is hard for me and not my gift. But today I email two of my friends about Proverbs 31
    Ministries. I’ve been so touch by both webcasts. The one with Sheila Walsh and Lysa TerKeurst. Plus the Unglued Summer Sanity Savers Webcast. I was just what I need. I’m
    a stay at home wife, Four kids age 12, 10, 9, & 7, one with special needs, homeschooling, and have a husband who has been overseas 3 times, and works from home. So you can see we I need you girl’s so much. There are day I do come unglued.
    I guess I need your book unglued when I have extra money I will buy it. I was also touch
    by A note from the principal. Sorry it made me laugh. I don’t like mice either. I will let you
    borrow my cat or read A Little Princess By Frances Hodgson Burnett. Sarah Crew made
    friend with mouse or was it a rat. It does not matter it was a great book a must read or
    see the movie. Thanks for keeping it real and doing what you all do.

    from a grateful heart

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  25. Joy U.

    I have read your book “Made to Crave” twice – right after I finished the first time, I read it again hoping that it would all just “sink in”. I will likely start reading it again as I related to so much of what you said. Without going into details – I would greatly appreciate prayers. I moved just over a year ago and it’s been a hard move. I wish I had a “fitness friend” here but even as I type this, I realize that God can do anything and I’m going to pray for Him to be my “fitness friend”…. I have no idea how he will answer that one but I know that He can do anything far better than I could ever ask for or imagine. Thank you for your ministry.

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    • Elizabeth

      Joy,
      I think God is my fitness friend when I go on walks. I also have a friend who has a dog and we will walk sometimes. I hope you also find a friend. Here is a poem from me:
      Birds and Squirrels

      Two birds and a squirrel

      Feed on the lawn.

      They each have their own spaces

      And seem to appreciate a certain

      Distance between them.

      No concern of a problem.

      No disharmony.

      Nature is wholeness.

      God is in control.

      Peace.

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  26. sara

    Lysa,
    I just got done reading your devotional Unglued, and I have never felt so understood in my entire life. You have inspired me and impacted my life so much I cant even find words to describe. We are so much alike and if you can find solutions through Christ so that you don’t come unglued, so can I. You give me hope and a stronger faith in the lord and I am forever grateful for this! Thank you and I hope to be able to meet you someday!
    Sara

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  27. Jill Beran

    Hey Lysa,
    A poem I read a few years back has been on my heart this week and this AM as I thought about your post it came back to mind. Made me think of your Bible friend and encouraged me to be a Bible friend as well! Thought I’d share it with you –

    “My Friend”
    My friend, I stand in judgment now,
    And feel that you’re to blame somehow.
    On Earth I walked with you day by day,
    And never did you show me the way.

    You knew the Lord in truth and glory,
    But never did you tell the story.
    My knowledge then was very dim;
    You could have led me safe to Him.

    Though we lived together here on Earth,
    You never told me of the second birth.
    And now I stand this day condemned,
    Because you failed to mention Him.

    You taught me so many things, that’s true;
    I called you “friend” and trusted you.
    But I learn now that it’s too late,
    And you could have kept me from this fate.

    We walked by day and talked by night,
    And yet you showed me not the light.
    You let me live, and love, and die,
    You knew I’d never live on high.

    Yes, I called you “friend” in life,
    And trusted you through joy and strife.
    And, yet, on coming to this dreadful end,
    I cannot, now, call you “my friend.”

    Author – Mark Cahill

    Thanks for being a real friend Lysa!!

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  28. Sharon Sloan

    Love this post. Love note cards. Love giving them…love receiving them. Love His missives to us. <3

    Hugs,
    Sharon

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  29. Debra LaCoste

    God speaking. I have a stepmother & our relationship was so difficult for so many years. Today we have each grown & have a great relationship. I’ve wanted to take her to lunch to let her know the positive impacts she has had on my life, how much I am committed to her & just that I love her. Just this morning I was thinking maybe I should get a blank card for her for Mothers day & write what is on my heart. We can still go to lunch we just wouldn’t be blubbering in a restaurant!
    Thank you for your ministry – God is making a difference through you!

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  30. Marilyn

    Lysa, I love reading your blog. You are one of the sweetest women I know. I love your honesty about just how imperfect you are – as are all of us. You have a beautiful ministry to women. Thanks for all your words of hope and freshness.

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  31. Grace

    Lysa, I read the book Made to Crave for young women. It helped me so much. It seemed like almost every single thing that was written applied to my life in some way. I really needed that. I have been struggling with thinking thoughts like “I’m not beautiful. I don’t get how anybody could ever like me. I’m fat. I’m ugly.” and you and God have helped me so much as I read your book. My dad left my family when I was 3 and went to Florida. I’m 13. It broke my heart and I blamed God for a while. It really made me mad. Your book has helped me sooooo much!!! And I don’t think there is any word that could express how thankful I am that my aunt gave me your book. Thank you!!!

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  32. Kayla

    Lysa,
    I love reading your books, your devotions and your blog. Thank you for your honesty, and your service to the Lord. I felt led to post a special prayer request on here. I have been praying, earnestly, that God would send a Godly man, the one He would have me to marry, into my life. I have been so discouraged recently as many of my friends have already gotten married and are expecting children. I long to have that strong Christian home of my own. I know God is able, and I know I have to trust His timing. Please help me pray about this situation, and also pray that I will have the wisdom and discernment to listen to His voice and follow His leadership! Thank you so much! You are a blessing,

    God bless,
    Kayla

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  33. Elizabeth

    Lysa,
    Thanks for your post. I was thinking about your book, Unglued, this week.
    I’m getting it.
    Elizabeth

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  34. Dave

    Hi Miss Lysa,
    I listen to you every morning on K LOVE radio on my way to work, and I kept telling myself I needed to log into your website, so today, I finally did. I love how God, through your friend, reached out to your through Jeremiah 29:11. Long ago, a kindly angelic Christian counselor reached out to me with that same verse. I love your blog!
    Take care & God bless,
    dave (Robins AFB, middle Georgia)

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  35. Tina-Lori West

    Very interesting blog on exploders or stuffers. I used to think I was an exploder but according to the assessment I am a stuffer that collects retaliation rocks. I will be praying to the LORD to help me work through this as it is definitely not a healthy way to deal with situations. Thank you Lysa for your wonderful teachings and thank you to all of the wonderful ladies at Proverbs 31 Ministries.

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