Posts by Abby Shields

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HeartNews 6/2017

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Dear Friend, The word, retreat is defined as “an act of moving back or withdrawing.” Retreating is a very biblical principle but for more reasons than you would probably think. Yes, retreating gives us the opportunity to rest physically, and when we live at a busy pace, rest is the chance to rejuvenate and avoid […]

HeartNews 5/2017

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Dear Friend, As a family-focused ministry, we are excited to celebrate Mother’s Day this month. Motherhood can be the toughest, most-rewarding, thankless but most important role in the family unit. While I believe society has diminished the importance of mothers, I think Jesus makes it clear from the cross the high esteem we should hold […]

HeartNews 4/2017

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Dear Friend, This past month, my husband and I had the privilege of meeting with Miss Rosanne, a 74-year old woman and her son, Tommy. We met the two of them at their low-income apartment they had just moved into three weeks ago. Previously, they had been living in a shelter in Baton Rouge since […]

HeartNews 03/2017

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Dear Friend, With last month’s launch of a capital campaign for a building for No Heart Left Behind, we stepped out in faith towards something that has been a part of our vision from the very beginning. As we indicated before, the purpose of a building would be to bring the three growing facets of […]

HeartNews 02/2017

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Dear Friend, Author Ann Voskamp once said, “You’ve got to use the life you’ve been given to give others life. If your life isn’t about giving relief-you don’t get real life.” Over the past ten years of ministry, the heart of NHLB has been to bring relief to the suffering and point people to life, […]

HeartNews 01/2017

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Dear Friend, Happy New Year! I hope that 2016 was a year of blessings for you and that 2017 will be all the more. Like many of you, we like to take a moment to reflect on the year behind us and look forward to what God has for us in the upcoming year. 2016 […]

HeartNews 09/2016

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Dear Friend, Over the past six months, Louisiana, and the country for that matter, has seen its fair share of disaster. From fires to flooding, people have been left devastated both physically and emotionally as they try to pick up the pieces of their memories and earthly belongings and start over. In these tragedies, I […]

HeartNews 08/2016

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Dear Friend, “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, PEACE, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” I once heard a pastor say, “The one fruit of the Spirit you can’t fake is peace. You either have it or you don’t.” The more I sit and listen to people in my counseling office, […]

HeartNews 6/2016

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Dear Friend, Over the past month, I have received phone call after phone call from people struggling with the same issue; their marriage. I believe Satan is attacking this nation one family at a time, by seeking to kill and destroy the covenant of marriage. We live in a society where the divorce rate is […]