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I'm a redeemed child of God and the momma to four vivacious daughters. I'm passionate about finding hidden blessings in the trials of life, living it out in an honest and open way, while encouraging those around me to believe in better.

12
May

he’ll put it back together

My sweet cranky-pants Hunter worked so very hard on beading a necklace for herself. You know when little hands painstakingly work each bead onto a string that wibbles and wobbles and frays? But she didn’t give up and reveled in her accomplishment as she asked me to tie the string for her. Just one last step and her necklace would be complete.

And then.

It slipped.

And tiny beads scattered all over the floor.

Her precious face and accomplishment fallen.

I immediately swooped her up and held her something fierce. I thought the closer I held her, the more I could absorb her pain. I repeatedly reassured her, “I’ll help you put it back together, I’ll help you. We’ll put it back together.”

And then God spoke.

“I’m holding you.

Tightly.

I’m trying to absorb your pain.

I’ll put it back together.”

Has something fallen apart in your world? Something you painstakingly and lovingly put your all into? Can I reassure you today that our God is holding you. He’s loving you. He’s trying to absorb your pain. And He WILL put you back together! Those are His promises.

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8 Responses to “he’ll put it back together”

  1. CheezyK says:

    I cannot even begin to explain to you what these words mean to me today. Yes, my problems are small compared to what you and others are going through but I’ve spent a lot of time feeling like the necklace lately … thank you for the reminder that I’m not.
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  2. Southern Gal says:

    How often I forget that he’s my Father and wants to absorb my pain. Thanks for the reminder.
    Southern Gal recently posted..Gifts List

  3. Susan Lesperance says:

    Tracie, beautifully written…a lovely story and a great reminder that God is watching over us at all times. Thank you for sharing your gifts of inspiration with us.

  4. Km says:

    So beautiful!!!

  5. candace says:

    i needed this reminder. especially this morning. thank you

  6. Sonia says:

    YOU never fail to inspire… THANK YOU for ALL the right words at ALL the right times!

  7. terrie says:

    I like to be reminded of His promise… Love you

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