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Terri
I am a Christian, writer, and RN who encourages women.
Interests: I love to be in nature listening and looking at the beauty within God's creation because it inspires my writing and speaking; biking; reading; mixed media art.
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Hello and Welcome! I can't believe Thanksgiving Day is approaching next month. That came around fast, don't you think? The holiday always prompts me to wonder if I've expressed enough thanks during the rest of the year. Have I expressed it enough to my family, my friends, and to God?... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2018 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello and Welcome! May you find encouragement and blessings in this post. One Saturday morning, sweet chirps outside my window acted like an alarm and a trigger. Barely awake, my mental To Do List began streaming: Head to the writing desk no later than 8 am. Finish the current blog... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2018 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello and Welcome Everyone! This month I have the privilege of introducing you to my friend and fellow writer, Leslie Newman. Leslie has a wonderful blog titled Journey to Imperfect. It so happens she is a recovering perfectionist like me! Leslie has a passion for helping us see that we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2018 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello and Welcome! To set the scene for this topic on boundaries, my focus is on the verse found in Luke 7:39. From the New Living Translation, it reads: When the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, “if this man [Jesus] were a prophet, he... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2018 at Hearts Encouraged
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Have you ever watched someone enthusiastically take a hold of a project or idea and start infusing it with their special talent? I find it very motivating because you can just see the energy bursting forth from their being as they accept the challenge. Do you agree? You may even... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2018 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hi and Welcome Friends! Today's post is a supplement to "The Gift of Praise" post I sent on May 13th. In that post, I encouraged everyone to create a Praise Prayer and provided a simple format guide to get you started. Today, I am sharing my Praise Prayer to God... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2018 at Hearts Encouraged
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Have you ever thought you knew the definition of a word only to find out that you didn’t really know it at all? I have to laugh at myself because I know I’ve used words improperly only to discover this later on my own. No one corrected me at the... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2018 at Hearts Encouraged
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Originally broadcast as a Facebook Live Event on April 15, 2018 @TerriHutchinsonAuthor page (Hearts Encouraged). This post includes the dialogue as well as Self-Encouragement Tips found at the end of this post. Hello and Welcome to Heart Lift! Today, I’m bringing you a Heart Lift to encourage, inspire, fortify, refresh... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello and Welcome! I am excitedly anticipating the beauty of spring and can't wait to explore all the newness that comes with this season. This post encourages you to let yourself be captivated with the nuances and details of life as it presents itself to you. Enjoy! Can you remember... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2018 at Hearts Encouraged
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Don’t you just hate it when you lose something? It’s even worse when you lose it a second time. I had peace, then it left me or I lost it. All I know is that my search for peace left me stressed out. You can’t experience peace if you’re pressuring... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at Hearts Encouraged
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Another Saturday and another trip by me and my husband to the Lowe’s in Columbus, Ohio. These frequent trips were happening because we were the proud owners of a lot in South Carolina. A lot begs for a house to be built and we took the challenge. We weren’t novices... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2018 at Hearts Encouraged
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If you’re like me during the month of December you gather with friends and family and, inevitably, get to reminiscing about holidays past or just about anything else. Sometimes, we end up laughing so hard our stomachs hurt. Those are good times! And, there are other memories that are more... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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Welcome and Hello! For November, our encouragement focus is on gratitude. These Gratitude Notes are meant to encourage you to dwell in a continual state of gratitude. May your gratitude shine forth in any and all circumstances. Blessings, Terri Have you ever met a person with such a warm, deep... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello and Welcome! Today's post is brimming with tip points and action steps to encourage you journey on your faith walk. Last month was the blog's birthday and if you haven't yet received your birthday gift for being a subscriber, just go to the October link under Archives in the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello and Welcome! I’m excited to tell you that the Hearts Encouraged Blog is one year old this month! Big deal, right? It is for you! When there’s a birthday, there’s usually presents. What better way to celebrate this birthday than with a free book for you, my subscribers. I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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Fall is here! It’s all about pumpkins, cricket symphonies, and squirrels preparing for that other season. What do you enjoy about the fall season? God’s creative splendor is extravagantly displayed this time of year and it’s the reason people travel to enjoy the change of the leaves. I suppose if... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello and Welcome! Today's post is at the request of my dear friend, Coleen, who asked me to write on the Lord’s Prayer. I say this prayer each Sunday and it’s one of the special times in the service where I join my voice with others who believe that God... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello and welcome to Rest Moments Part II. This post will provide the action steps on how to incorporate those oh so important rest moments into your day. In Part I I shared the example of Jesus taking himself away from the people and distractions to enter a spiritual rest... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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It’s a Saturday afternoon and I’m trying to get out of the house to run errands when my phone buzzes with a new message. I’m tempted to ignore it because I don’t recognize the number but my curiosity goads me and this is what I read, I’m on my way... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello and Welcome! Today I’m starting with a question. What do you create? I certainly hope you didn’t just say to yourself “I can’t create anything” because that would be utterly incorrect. I think you create lots of things but you’re not giving yourself the credit for it. For instance,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello and Welcome! I am so thankful for the privilege of sharing encouragement with you through this blog. Today's post presents a focus on the tremendous courage that we display to others as we live through the difficulties and troubles that manifest in our life. And, this post is a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello and Welcome! In my last post on Meditative Gardens I shared the idea of sacred space as a physical space and as an internal state. Today's post shares in depth why sacred space is an important aspect as you spend time with God. Your comments and thoughts are always... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello and Welcome! I can't wait to share this post because I love nature. I hope you'll discover something new as you read and use it to positively impact your life! Do you know what happens to you when you sit, work, or play in your garden? Healing. Nature’s effect... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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Hello! So thankful for your continued support of Hearts Encouarged. I hope this post on beauty is a blessing to you. You are of such importance to God and I pray your trust and hope in Him flourishes as He reveals his unfailing love and enduring faithfulness to you. Fondly,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged
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Don’t you just love a good quote? You know the kind. It’s a quote that inspires the heart, expresses a lived truth, or one with an insightful revelation. It’s a quote that leaves you pondering and wanting to remember it or turn it into an action or attitude. Today’s post... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2017 at Hearts Encouraged