No barriers between you and God's love

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It wasn’t the first day I’d woken up worried. My husband had been unemployed for, well, ages, and my job was only part time. Home, food, cars, taxes, raising a kid—living wasn’t exactly free. So I was worried. I felt like I’d been frowning for months.

This particular day, I remember getting ready to go out and do some errands. But I was so concerned about our finances that I was almost in tears. I was exasperated that my poor, discouraged husband wasn’t out pounding the pavement (we lived in the country so there wasn’t actually that much pavement to pound). I just didn’t know how we were going to have what each of us needed. I was so desperate that all I could do was plead to God to help me. I didn’t expect pennies from heaven. Just some comfort!

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