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Running The Last Lap!

Guys, we are running the last lap in this race towards Heaven. Satan is using everything & anything he can to distract us from living and working for God in these last days. Especially the things that hurt the most. The closest people. The ones we face the most. The devil knows the Scriptures too and can see that we are about to see the Eastern sky part and behold our Jesus!

Be not discouraged, beloved! Amen 🙂

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This video is absolutely beautiful. I’m speechless…

Lianna Rebolledo was raped almost 23 years ago when she was only 12-years-old.  This horrific event left her wanting to commit suicide. No matter how many showers she would take she felt she could never be clean again. The suicide attempt  led her to the hospital. At the hospital Lianna learned something that shocked her… she was pregnant.

The doctors at the hospital actually encouraged her to have an abortion. But even though she was so young she knew it was wrong. Lianna had one question ” Would an abortion ease my pain and help me forget about my rape?”  The doctors  answered honestly and told her the memories would never be erased. At that moment she knew she could not get rid of her baby.

“If abortion wasn’t going to heal anything, I didn’t see the point,” she said. “I just knew that I had somebody inside my body. I never thought about who her biological father was. She was my kid. She was inside of me.”

Although situation Rebolledo’s was put is truly unfortunate it is not uncommon. According to Prolife more than 250,000 women are raped in America each year. Rebolledo’s reaction to want to keep her baby is not uncommon amongst rape victims.

Two major study’s found that 3/4 of these victims chose to give birth. These women decided to keep their babies because they believed that abortion would just be another act of violence against their own bodies and their children. The studies also indicated that women believe that their child’s life had some intrinsic meaning or purpose which they did not yet understand. By keeping their babies these women have “conquered their rape” and it has helped them regain their sense of power and self-esteem. The same studies also show that women who have decided to have an abortion experience feelings of depression, guilt, burden, and other burdens.

Rebolledo would agree. Now 35, she says that if she had to go through the horror of her rape all over again just to know and love her daughter, she would. “It wasn’t easy,” she admits, “but it was definitely worth it.”

Rebolledo now lives in Los Angeles and runs Loving Life, a non-profit organization that helps raped and pregnant women. She also travels internationally as a pro-life speaker, sharing her story and the message that every life, no matter how it began, is lovable.

“Abortion is not the solution,” Rebolledo says. “Not even for rape.”

Hear Rebolledo’s entire story by clicking on the video below.

Lianna was raped by two men at knife-point when she was only 12 years old. At first she was unable to cope; but when she found out that she was pregnant, she found her reason for living, and all things turned out well in time.

This video is absolutely beautiful. I’m speechless…

 

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Today…

Don’t forget to laugh.

Encourage somebody if you can.

And remember this day is truly a gift from God.

And if you don’t know Jesus Christ, The Son of God, as Lord and Savior, today is the day of Salvation! Never thirst again.

Godssalvation

Today is a day we have never seen before, nor will we ever see again.

Remember that.

God bless ❤

 

 

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You Can Come Home

Some turn to a bottle
Some turn to a drug
Some turn to another’s arms
But it seems like it’s never enough…

Lyrics via Turn Around by Matt Maher

God is ever waiting with open arms, my friends. Call out, let your worries be made known. Give yourself to Him and He will give you Living Water…so that you never, ever thirst again…

Inside of a world at war with itself, amongst people at war with themselves, we can still yet have inner peace. Peace that surpasses understanding. A Part of The True Living God inside of us. That is beyond exciting! And motivating, and so encouraging… 🙂

*Image/lyrics combo via Christian singer/songwriter Matt Maher & the aid of Google.

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Sentimental on this Sunday.

I found some old photos in one of my old, Oak desk’s drawers. I picked my favorite 4 and made this collage.

My daddy and mom top left, then over on the right top is where I’ve just put our pictures beside each other…

Below I’m in red for a high school Homecoming dance, and then the right bottom is my drum major pic for Marching Band. I had no clue how good I had it, and just how awesome things really were.

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The Holy Spirit

Child of God, don’t be afraid. For in what we lack, God supplies in unending abundance. His grace is sufficient and ANYTHING is possible with HIM! God literally ‪#‎died‬ to know you. You are loved beyond understanding. No tear goes unnoticed. Be of good cheer!

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My Priorities Have Changed.

The things ‘I want for Christmas’ or in this life, have changed over the years. The new & shiny, black Cadillac, the fancy home in an untouchable neighborhood by the ocean side, that private practice I’m not opening, trips to Europe or exotic islands…that’s not me anymore. I want to ride home on the wings of Angels someday..to my mansion on streets of gold, by the River of Life, flowing from the Throne of God-that is incomparable to any body of water on this earth. I don’t have to have a PhD to get in.

Amen.

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You Can Overcome Anything!

This is sure to boost your mood, no matter what troubles in life you are facing…

God bless you, dear ones!

It’s gonna be a great day. You can be happy, even now. Listen to the words in this song!