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 LORD will give strength to His people; the LORD will bless His people with peace.” Psalm 29:11, NKJV

Peace is a beautiful word. I once pictured peace as gentle waves lapping onto a shore. Since I’ve seen a little more of life’s struggles, now I picture peace as a calm heart in the midst of a storm. I understand from experience that even though our circumstances aren’t trouble-free, we can have God’s peace on the inside. He does calm storms (Psalm 107:29). Either within or without. ...



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This week’s theme for my blog and Facebook page is peace. I have the privilege of posting a devotion today by my friend, Erin Austin. I just joined her ministry as the designer of Broken but Priceless: The Magazine. Tomorrow we launch the magazine, so it’s only appropriate for her to guest blog for me today! She writes a touching devotion about peace—something we all need and want. You’ll get to know her a little more in this post, and I pray you experience the peace she describes. ...




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Life With God: A Blog by Katy Kauffman

Editor, Award-Winning Author, Bible Teacher

Katy loves to write about how God works in our lives on a daily basis. Each day with Him is an adventure. As she captures some of those adventure moments here, share what God is teaching you as well.


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