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“The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.” Psalm 51:17 There are over two-hundred bones in the human body, but nothing hurts more than a broken heart—it is an all consuming pain. As women, we are not too good at compartmentalizing our feelings (like men), so we will carry our hurt to work, to lunch with friends, and even to church. Maybe you are broken while reading this devotion right now. There may have been times when your life has been shattered into a million little pieces and it…

I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. Psalm 139:14, KJV. Blank Canvas I don’t know what it is about autumn weather that makes me want to be creative and cozy. Right now all I want to do is heat up some apple cider and crochet a scarf, cook a new comfort-food recipe,  or paint something for my home.  Cozy things, you know? A few years ago I bought two blank canvases, acrylic paint, and paintbrushes. Hobby Lobby had a sale—that place can be such a danger…

“For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” Ephesians 2:10 According to the Mirriam-Webster dictionary, the word “masterpiece” means “a work done with extraordinary skill” We were all created by a very skilled master. He took his time forming us, making sure everything was perfect. He decided our hair colour, the exact shade of our skin and our height. HE is the master artist and WE are his masterpiece. He knew who you would be, what your talents were and what you…