Summer is over, so learning begins, right?
Not so according to today’s featured Grace and Truth post!
According to Rebecca Hastings, we can learn a lot about ourselves, God, and life in general during the summer if we pay attention.
I’m excited about today’s featured post because I learned a valuable lesson about life from Rebecca this summer. I found her blog on a link-up in July. She suggested that we filter our summer activities through a word that we choose to frame our summer around. I left a comment sharing that I had a bad attitude in the midst of a rough year, but her post made me re-think my circumstances.
A few days later, I was struggling again when an email arrived. It was a personal message from Rebecca including prayers and encouragement. I kept it in a special place and I’m excited to share it. Please embrace her message as though she sent it to you because I believe she would send every single one of her readers a message just like this if she never, ever slept!
I just wanted to reach out and remind you that you are loved… Remembering that God loves us in the middle of even the worst days (and my not so great reactions to those days) makes a big difference.
Once again, Rebecca turned my day around. I was overwhelmed. What a thoughtful, personal, loving gesture from a woman I’ve never met.
I frequently forget to adjust my attitude as I should, but I will always remember how I felt when I read Rebecca’s email. Thanks again, Rebecca!
In today’s featured post, Rebecca shares what she learned this summer. I promise you will find fun, encouragement, and a new mindset in her post 6 Things I Learned This Summer.
And Rebecca, feel free to grab the “I’ve Been Featured” button and add it to your posts so your readers can celebrate with you.
Now For This Week’s Link Up!
Let’s bless and encourage one another in our walk with the Lord…
We hope this link-up will be a source of encouragement each week. If you are a Christian blogger, we invite you to link up and meet new friends within the Christian blogging community. If you’re a reader, we encourage you to visit new bloggers and discover women who love Jesus as much as you do. Whoever you are, we hope you’ll meet Jesus here.
Join us each Friday for the Grace & Truth Link-Up!
1.) Follow your hosts via their blog and/or social media channels. This is not mandatory, but appreciated.
2.) Leave 1-2 of your most recent Christian Living posts. Please do not link DIY, Crafts, Recipes, etc. Links of this kind will be deleted. We also reserve the right to delete posts that don’t align with the theme or that are deemed by the hostesses to be inappropriate. If you have questions about Grace & Truth or link-ups in general, you can watch our YouTube video: What is a Link-Up?.
3.) Visit 1-2 other links and leave a meaningful comment. We want to encourage community, so please don’t link and run. To see how to leave a link, you can watch our YouTube video: How to Link Up.
4.) All links are randomly sorted – feel free to link as early or as late as you’d like. The playing field is even!
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4.) Grab a button and/or link back to one of our hosts to encourage new linkers. This is not mandatory to participate, but is required to be featured.
Each host will choose one blog to feature in their Grace & Truth Link-Up post and promote via their social media channels next week.
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By the way, Rebecca Hastings was also one of the contributing authors to our anthology, Candid Conversations. While each story in this book shares a unique perspective, the prevailing theme is that we all struggle but there is hope to be found in Jesus. Get your copy from Amazon or click here to learn more.