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Amy @ Hope Is the word

I participated for the first time today!


Good morning!
I too pray Psalm 40:1-3 regularly. I cannot forget what He's done for me and I know He intends for others to benefit.

Here is the link for today:


Tammy S.

I've posted...

I've been reading the blog you and Toben have started. It's amazing to see how God has worked in both of your lives and your marriage. Thank you, to both of you, for being so open and honest.

Lora @ By the Lamp Light

Joanne, I am so blessed by your witness and the blog you and Toben have started. I love your line about obedience. I praise the Lord that He has allowed our paths to cross.

My post is up!

Robynn's Ravings

Thank you for your willingness to share and your openness. Very hard. Many of us have walked some hellish paths. But the gates of hell will not prevail against us! GOOD, GOOD NEWS!!


I'm present and accounted for...eventually, I'll move on to a new verse!!


Psalm 40 is one of my favorites...God is so good.


I've posted for today.


Mine is posted - not terribly successful, but it's there. :)


My post is up.

I think I'll work on Psalm 40:1-3 for next week. It seems particulary timely!


Here!!! sort of ;)


Blessings Joanne...I'm so glad I stopped by to your Memory Monday and learned about your new blog! Looking forward to catching up and reading every post!!! My husband and I did not survive our marriage (though we are only separated), but he has diagnosed me as having bipolar disorder.

Before I left home, I had received all kinds of medical help & spiritual as well and I do not recall anyone labeling it as such. But a year ago, I ran across something on line that led me to more & more, and I decided that perhaps he was right. Since I'm here away from my drs., I have not been on meds, since they have to be regulated and watched I've done quite well since the early 90s with God's help! I clearly learned many coping mechanisms throughout my life yet if I look back at some of my more troubling times and my depressions, I can see the symptons. I plan to learn alot from your sharing and I know two blogs that have many great resources:

Nancie (in her sidebar)

Marja Bergen (an author like you)

Cindy Beall

Great stuff!

Oh, and yeah, we're totally up for a meeting in Denver!!!! Can't wait to hug your neck.

Cindy Beall

Wait, that is assuming you are a hugger. I am a hugger. Lemme know...

Katy Lin

hello again! i'm late (again), but i'm here! :)

thanks for doing this! :)

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