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A Touch of Encouragement

A Touch of Encouragement

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Asking for Help

posted by Brandi Harkonen

When we find ourselves too emotionally and physically exhausted to ask for help, Martha Williamson believes if we just stand still and call out to God with faith, confidence and patience He will be there to answer our prayer.

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An Unexpected Time Machine

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Martha Williamson reminds us that moments of true happiness come all the time but we have to stay in the present to feel them.

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The Speech I Didn’t Give

posted by Brandi Harkonen

While struggling with a speech, Martha Williamson was reminded that amazing things can happen when we give up control and ask for God’s help.

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Feeling Left Behind

posted by Brandi Harkonen

If you are feeling disconnected or forgotten by God, Martha Williamson believes you just need to go back to the last place you saw Him and He will meet you there with open arms.

The River

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Martha Williamson believes that when you feel you’re in danger of being emotionally and spiritually swept away, if you trust in the Creator, He’ll safely bring you to the end of the river.

Vibiana’s Courage

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Martha Williamson believes that even though our faith is often challenged, we can draw courage from those who came before us.

Head for the Hills

posted by Brandi Harkonen

When we’re at our lowest, Martha Williamson believes if we dare look up, we’ll see how strong and faithful God is.

Pride and Prejudice

posted by Brandi Harkonen

In this honest story about pre-judging someone, Martha Williamson recalls the day her heart instantly hardened against two complete strangers. But Martha believes that when it comes to prejudice there is always a choice we can make: we can choose […]

The Courage to Change

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Sometimes the safe choice is the dangerous one. The fear of change can paralyze us. In this inspirational video, Martha Williamson asks us to take a good look at what needs to change in our lives and encourages us to […]

Passing Judgement

posted by Brandi Harkonen

A juicy hors d’oeuvre? During the times we’re tempted to judge, Martha Williamson reminds us that we never know what someone else is going through.

Another Greatest Generation?

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Another midnight talk with God. As the news on the economy worsens, Martha Williamson feels that not only can we learn from those who survived the Great Depression, but we can find hope and encouragement from them as well.

Walking Along a Very Dark Hallway

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Hope and encouragement in the midst of burden. Martha Williamson shares a story about childhood abuse and encourages you to heal — no matter what burden your heart may be carrying.

A List to Check Yourself

posted by Brandi Harkonen

How are you spending it? Martha Williamson asks us to take a good look at our lives and how we spend each day. Watch Time for a Change to see another video on the importance of making healthy choices in […]

The Internet Slambook

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Why this almost didn’t happen. While recalling a horrible teen-age ritual, Martha Williamson addresses the question of why it seems so easy to remember the bad things said about us but not the good.

Injured and Alone?

posted by Brandi Harkonen

How do you answer someone who says “I feel worthless”? Watch “A Midnight Talk With God” to read the viewer’s comment Martha responds to in this video.

Not Enough Faith

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Martha’s tough answer to a sad question.

Crisis Control

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Coping during the financial crisis.

In God We Trust

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Separating the headlines from our hearts.

How Would Love Respond?

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Out of the closet, out of our prayers? Read the Beliefnet article “CCM veteran Ray Boltz comes out of the closet and confesses he’s gay.“

PRAYERS, PANIC, AND PLUMMETING STOCKS

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Dear Friends, This has been an extraordinary day in the history of American finance. I can’t begin to understand it all, but I know that many are worried about the future tonight. I think it’s all made even more distressing […]

From Rage to Eternity

posted by Brandi Harkonen

A life or death choice changes one angry man forever.

The Recession Obsession

posted by Brandi Harkonen

How the tough got going when the going got tough.

Bus Stop Blessing

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Paying it forward with a smile.

The Troubled Tortoise

posted by Brandi Harkonen

What’s really going on when we’re going through troubles?

Something’s Changed

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Is change a good thing?

Our St. Patrick’s Day Present

posted by Brandi Harkonen

The night before St. Patrick’s Day my six year-old asked, “do we get presents tomorrow?” I shook my head and said no, it’s not that kind of holiday. But then I started thinking and I realized that St. Patrick’s Day […]

Hey! Who’s Encouraging Who Here?!

posted by Brandi Harkonen

Dear Friends, This was a difficult week for me; it was the anniversary of my father’s death and it is always an emotional time. Seventeen years have passed and yet, as so many of you understand, a song, a photograph, […]

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Asking for Help
When we find ourselves too emotionally and physically exhausted to ask for help, Martha Williamson believes if we just stand still and call out to God with faith, confidence and patience He will be there to answer our prayer. ...

posted 5:54:24am Jun. 22, 2010 | read full post »

When Father's Day is Tough
Martha Williamson realizes that for some Father's Day isn't always a day to celebrate, but she reminds us that there is One Father who will always be there for us. Watch Martha's tribute to her father in "The Hero on the Dresser." ...

posted 6:10:00am Jun. 18, 2010 | read full post »

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