Today we say thank you. We remember the fallen. We honor those who serve. We pray for their protection.

In the 238 years of our country’s existence, thousands of soldiers have fought for our freedom. They pledged their strength, skill, and lives to protect our liberties. Some wrote a blank check, giving their all. In Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, the Washington Post reports that “6,838 U.S. service members have died.”1 Freedom comes at a great cost, and we honor that cost. I also want to honor some people who are special to me. ...

 

 

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It takes time to be beautiful. I’m not talking about the makeup we women apply to our faces, although that does take time! It takes time for beautiful things to blossom. I am still waiting for the hydrangea bush in our front yard to bloom. The tiny plant is an inch tall. A stick, really. It may be years before it gets big enough to show off its beautiful blue petals.

I’m also still waiting for some dreams to be realized and for some answers to be given. Why’s and how’s and Please tell me’s. Ecclesiastes 3:11 comforts us that everything will be beautiful in the right timing. In God’s timing. ...

 

 

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The Scrapbooked Bible Study: A Blog by Katy Kauffman

Award-Winning Author, Editor, Bible Teacher

An editor for Refresh Bible Study Magazine, Katy Kauffman is also a Bible study author who loves to write about the treasures of Scripture. Her Bible studies focus on winning life's spiritual battles, and her blog shares snippets of "scrapbooked" encouragement. Learn more about The Scrapbooked Bible Study, and follow Katy's blog to receive weekly posts. 

 

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