28 April 2014

Who is Deb Smith? And what exactly does she do?

I recently had two of my blog pieces published in the Thrive online magazine:

In addition to those, they asked me to compose a piece about myself. Here's a teaser, but you can see the whole thing by clicking here.

Who knows? You just might learn something about me that you didn't know!

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My God-given assignment is simple, that of living out the second greatest commandment: Love your neighbor as yourself. God has me primarily focusing on single parents and their children, as an example of 2 Corinthians 1:4 - God comes alongside us when we go through hard times, and before you know it, he brings us alongside someone else who is going through hard times so that we can be there for that person just as God was there for us.

I am a proud mother of four children and have the joy of loving several delightful grandchildren ranging in age from six months to the oldest who is in college. After going through an unwanted divorce many years ago and continuing to homeschool my children as a single parent, I stand as an example that God’s joy and purpose for our lives rises up out of the ashes....

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Click here to see the rest of the piece.


Naomi Hattaway said...

loved that piece that highlights who you are and what you do!

deb said...

Thanks :)

Anonymous said...

Deb, my daughter Sandy is in full time ministry to single moms and their children. Her ministry is called James Resource Network and her Scripture verse is James 1:27.
May God bless you mightily in your ministry. Peggy

deb said...

Thanks, Peggy!