23 In Weekend Whispers

The Weekend Brew: Beauty for Ashes

To give them beauty for ashes,
The oil of joy for mourning,
The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness;
(Isaiah 61:3)

Do you have an encouraging post, scripture or photo to share?  I would love to have you link up with The Weekend Brew.

Now it’s your turn to share encouragement here at The Weekend Brew.
1.  Share a post, photo, scripture — anything that breathes life and encourages.  (Please only link one post.  Multiple posts from the same site will be deleted.)
2.  Grab the button from my sidebar to use in your post, or simply link here.
3.  Visit the person who linked up before you (and a few others if you have time).

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  • Reply
    March 2, 2013 at 1:30 am

    Dearest Barbie
    Oh, the comfort we receive from those verses is just priceless. Oh, the beauty of living in Him, knowing that when the roads are to difficult to walk, He picks us up and carry us through.
    Have a blesses God filled weekend, dear friend
    Mia recently posted..The Ordinary Complexity of Life

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      March 2, 2013 at 5:47 pm

      Thank you Mia! So thankful that God picks me up and dusts me off!

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    Diane | An Extraordinary Day
    March 2, 2013 at 4:43 am

    Why is it sometimes so difficult to put on these when the blessing of doing so is so rewarding?

    • Reply
      March 2, 2013 at 5:47 pm

      It’s a journey, isn’t it! Thanks for linking up!

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    Jennifer peterson
    March 2, 2013 at 5:21 am

    Such an encouraging verse, He takes our nothing and makes it beautiful. Happy weekend Barbie!!
    Jennifer peterson recently posted..Ordinary

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      March 2, 2013 at 5:48 pm

      Have a blessed weekend Jennifer!

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    Beth @ My Destiny
    March 2, 2013 at 8:27 am

    I love that verse — it is so comforting.

    Have a sweet weekend my friend!
    Beth @ My Destiny recently posted..Forgiveness in the Flames

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      March 2, 2013 at 5:48 pm

      Praying you have a beautiful weekend Beth!

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    Mary @ Redo 101
    March 2, 2013 at 1:00 pm

    … the oil of joy for mourning. That goes with the link I put up about infertility, miscarriage. Thanks for hostessing the party.

    Mary @ Redo 101 recently posted..His Time, Not Mine

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      March 2, 2013 at 5:49 pm

      Thank you for linking up Mary! I look forward to reading your post.

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    March 2, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    Thank you, dear Barbie, for hosting us–the verse you shared is one that has been very special in my life.
    Dianne recently posted..Altogether Lovely

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      March 2, 2013 at 5:52 pm

      Thank you for linking up Diane. Your blog is gorgeous!

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    March 2, 2013 at 9:16 pm

    Praise God! He is faithful when we turn to him.
    Carol recently posted..Lesson in a Wheat Field

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    March 3, 2013 at 5:52 pm

    That verse was read twice today by two different people – unplanned- as part of Sunday worship and now to read it here…God bumps…Thanks, Barbie…been praying for you as God has put you on my heart this past week…hugs to you 🙂
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    faith hope & cherrytea
    March 3, 2013 at 9:38 pm

    the gifts of our perfectly tuned Lenten journey…
    blessings as you travel toward Easter’s JoY!
    faith hope & cherrytea recently posted..The Lord’s Prayer : Transformative #liveWonderstruck

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    Judith at WholeHearted Home
    March 4, 2013 at 9:22 am

    Thank you for hosting the linkup today. That was a beautiful interview up a couple posts.
    Judith at WholeHearted Home recently posted..I Feel So Lost

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    Janet @ Frugal & Focused
    March 5, 2013 at 10:35 am

    So thankful for that promise and for the redeeming, transformational love of Christ. Thank you for sharing this encouragement, Barbie.

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    March 6, 2013 at 11:18 am

    i love that picture of angel! (the verse too!)
    charis recently posted..the secret to longevity

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