A Little Encouragement
an Uplifting blog

Sticks and Strings: Part 1

Written by Dallas Pepper on July 23rd, 2018.

Psalm 139 is one of my favorite psalms. Particularly I like verse thirteen. I like this verse because a lot of translations use the word "knit." Since I am a knitter this speaks differently to me than the word "made". I have made many things. I have made a lot of sandwiches. But it is not the same as the things I knit.
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A Thankful Heart?

Written by Dallas Pepper on February 19th, 2018.

One day I was trying to fight off a fit of depression by reminding myself of all I had to be thankful to God for. It wasn't working.
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Written by Dallas Pepper on February 5th, 2018.

I've been struggling with writing this for over a month. I've been reflecting on the words and scriptures for 2017 and listening for new words for 2018.
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A Good Student?

Written by Dallas Pepper on June 24th, 2017.

One day while moping I was thinking about how God uses trials and waiting to teach us.
"I must be an awful student to need so much", I thought.
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Our Mess

Written by Dallas Pepper on January 7th, 2017.

It is one thing to believe that God will get us through situations we know He or someone else put us in. But what about the situations we put ourselves in?
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Written by Dallas Pepper on December 31st, 2016.

It seems 2016 was a rough year for a lot of people. But this past week, I've been looking forward.
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Written by Dallas Pepper on November 25th, 2016.

"What don't you see?"
That was the question God asked me as I looked at my arms like He had asked.
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Our Testimony

Written by Dallas Pepper on November 18th, 2016.

One thing I strive for with this blog is to be authentic. Authenticity can be hard because it requires vulnerability. Truth is always what people need.
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The Right Side

Written by Dallas Pepper on September 21st, 2016.

Commander Harken: "Seems odd you'd name your ship after a battle you were on the wrong side of."
Captain Reynolds: "May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one."
- FireFly Ep. 2 Bushwhacked
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Written by Dallas Pepper on September 15th, 2016.

GIGO - Garbage in, garbage out. You can not make a delicious meal with spoiled ingredients.

Last post I mentioned watching your media diet. This is something I'm passionate about because it has made such a difference in my life. We need to accept we are all influenced by our surroundings and especially the media we partake in. No one is an exception.
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