Thursday, October 11

You lift me up

Carolyn at Talk to Grams gave me this award and I am so honored and feel so undeserving. She is an incredible lady and encourages me weekly. I give God all the glory today for using this vessel to touch lives through this blog. I don't want anything I do to ever be about me. Serving Christ is not about us. It is all about HIM.

I would like to pass this award to a few other women who encourage others through their blogs. Check out their sites.

Laurel at Laurel Wreath Reflections is such an encouragement to women. God is truly using her to speak into the lives of women in blog world.

Kim at Seasons of My Heart is an incredible lady and writes such encouraging words through her blog. She is truly a blessing to me.

Sharon at Sit With Me Awhile is another great lady that God is using in a powerful way. She inspires me every week.

Sue at Praise and Coffee is a new site I have recently visited and what a great blogger. She will truly touch your heart. Her transparency is amazing.

Donetta at A Life Restored is also a new site I have recently become acquainted with. God is also using her to touch lives of women in an amazing way.

There are so many wonderful ladies in blog world that are truly doing an incredible job for Jesus Christ. Hats off to each of you today! Thank you for your obedience and commitment to the calling God has placed on your lives.

Blessings to each of you today!


  1. Ok you win the "She made Laurel totally speechless today" award.

    Deborah seriously, this morning I spent my quiet time telling the Lord how much I mess up and make a mockery of His grace. There are some days (weeks, etc..) that you feel like you just travel from one sin to the next. And you wonder why God puts up with you.

    Then you pass this award on to me and tell me I am an encouragement to women. I could just sit down and bawl right now.

    Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Better go find a tissue. Thank you.

  2. Thank you girl, this is sweet.
    Back at ya!
    I have enjoyed getting to know you a little more through the heart of your posts.

  3. Deborah~
    I don't even know how to BEGIN to express what my heart is feeling!!!!

    The trials that my heart has been experiencing lately are overwhelming! I've been beaten up, and beaten down feeling as though God no longer will, or can use me!!! Yet...I keep pressing on....and you my friend...through your obedience to God...has taken part in offering God's LOVE, to my heart.

    God is showing me that he DOES use me...often in ways I do not see, and his desire is for me to be steadfast, running after him..not looking to the right, or to the left, not worrying about what this one says, or what that one says. But in him, knowing he DOES use me!!

    Big HUGS (((((((((())))))))))) to you from me today!!!

  4. Oh How very thoughtful. Thank you.
    That was a BIG hug:)

  5. Debbie,
    Thank you so much! This is so sweet. I can't believe that people give me awards for something that I absolutely LOVE doing! I feel like my blog is my therapy and the rest of you just sit in on it!

    I feel the need to thank people for putting up with a blog that doesn't have a lot of fun stories like so many of the amazing women out in the blogesphere
    ...and then when someone give me an award I am blown away.
    Thanks sister,


  6. Hello sweet one, praying that you are doing well.

  7. I can't wait to click through your nominees and be inspired! Thanks for sharing! (((((HUGS))))) sandi

  8. I made a courageous post and I keep seeing your face and seeing myself tell you about it . So I follow and tell you. Please pray for me for this was a huge step in obedience for me. I feel a little shaky.
    Fondly Donetta


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