Posts by Abby Shields

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HeartNews 9/2018

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Dear Friend, To this very day, I recall the precious moments of over 35 years ago when my little girl would come into my room every morning, and I would sit down on the floor for her to crawl up into my lap. I would hold her close, rocking back and forth, and even as […]

HeartNews 8/2018

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Dear Friend, The people that walk through the doors of my counseling office have been hit in the face by some of life’s toughest circumstances. Their hearts are heavy from being in the pit of life and they can’t seem to see a way out. Broken marriages, the loss of a child, and abuse of […]

HeartNews 7/2018

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Dear Friend, As I have been sitting with the Lord and focusing on our topic for the retreat, “No Greater Love,” I have been praying for a fresh perspective, something new and insightful to share with the ladies that will be attending. As I had mentioned last month, there is a concern that we could […]

HeartNews 6/2018

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Dear Friend, 3 But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the LORD. ~Jonah 1:3 “But I don’t want to go to Ninevah!” I […]

HeartNews 5/2018

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Dear Friend, 3 But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the LORD. ~Jonah 1:3 “But I don’t want to go to Ninevah!” I […]

HeartNews 4/2018

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Dear Friend, When working with couples through their marital issues, I’m often confronted with a love that withholds. A love that withholds is a conditional type of love that is based on “if/then,” and a “what have you done for me lately” type attitude. A message I often hear in my office is “If you […]

HeartNews 3/2018

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Dear Friend, Being a parent is one of the most fulfilling yet challenging roles in life. I can think of no greater joy on this earth than the first time my babies were placed in my arms and experiencing a level of love that I didn’t know existed this side of heaven. Then as I […]

HeartNews 2/2018

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Dear Friend, We are a month into 2018, and God is moving in No Heart Left Behind as we have a lot of exciting news for you! As always, we start off our year meeting with our board and evaluate our past year of ministry and pray and discuss where we believe the ministry is […]

HeartNews 1/2018

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Dear Friend, Happy New Year! I hope your holiday season was a blessed one. Mine was filled with peace and joy from time spent with family and reflecting on all God has blessed me with over the past year. Like many others, I use this time of year to reflect on where we have been […]

HeartNews 12/2017

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Dear Friend, “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel,” which means, “God with us.” Every year I am struck with that phrase, “God with us.” The phrase is quite commonplace during this time of year, so it can be easy to gloss over and […]