The Power Of Prayer

This past week I received 2 emails from women, asking me to pray for their families. I’m always humbled that anyone would take the time to email me and ask me to pray for them. I don’t take that lightly because I know the power of prayer!

One of the women had lost a loved one unexpectedly and the other one had a family member diagnosed with cancer. My heart sank immediately when I read both of these emails.

I want to say something that can heal their hearts and yet I know I don’t have any words that can take away their pain.

The Power Of Prayer
I know what it’s like to get that devastating news that your loved one has cancer. I also know what it feels like to lose a loved one.

Tomorrow will be five years since I lost my Mom.

It’s been 5 years since I heard her sweet voice, 5 years since I held her hand, 5 years since I hugged her. There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t long to hug her one last time.

I remember when she had been gone for 2 years. My husband told me this, “Cyndi, you still mourn as if you lost her yesterday.” (I think he was just worried about me.)

He was right, but truthfully there were blessings coming through those tears and those sleepless nights were spent drawing me closer to God. God was teaching me things that could only be learned through suffering.

That’s not the part of the gospel we like to talk about or hear but scripture says, “My brothers and sisters, you will face all kinds of trouble. When you do, think of it as pure joy. Your faith will be put to the test. You know that when that happens it will produce in you the strength to continue. The strength to keep going must be allowed to finish its work. Then you will be all you should be. You will have everything you need.” James 1:2-4

Scripture also says that one day, “He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” Revelation 21:4

I long for that day!

This song by Laura Story has been such a blessing to me. If you’re going through trials I think it will bless you too.

 

One last thing, many of you have been praying for Bennett especially on the day she has the tape removed from her abdomen because it’s very painful. They now remove the bandages on Monday and I think the family felt the prayers so strong on Tuesdays, they want to make sure they have those prayers coming tomorrow.

The Power Of Prayer
So could I ask you to storm heaven tomorrow for Bennett? I know her family would be grateful!

Thank you for your prayers and have a blessed day!

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8 Fall Outfits To Inspire You

I’ve been looking at some fall styles that I would like to add to my fall wardrobe. I thought I’d share some fall outfits to inspire you.

8 Fall Outfits To Inspire You

I love this simple look. Black pants, loafers and a sweater.

8 Fall Outfits To Inspire You

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If you like to wear dresses, add a wrap dress to your wardrobe. They’re flattering on almost all shapes.

8 Fall Outfits To Inspire You

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Vests! I’m seeing them everywhere but if you can have a leopard print vest, that’s a win win.

8 Fall Outfits To Inspire You

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 Jackets are popular and also this wine color.

8 Fall Outfits To Inspire You

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Another vest but it’s fur. You’ll see lots of faux fur this fall and winter.

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Classic outfits like this one are still going strong. The pointed toe heel is also popular which I love!

8 Fall Outfits To Inspire You

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Moto jackets and floral is a great combo.

8 Fall Outfits To Inspire You

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Stop. I’m not wearing overalls. I’ve seen them several places but they’re not for me. ( You have it in writing, if I wear a pair, please refer me back here. )

8 Fall Outfits To Inspire You

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What fall trends inspire you this season?

Beauty For the Heart~~I Choose Kindness…
I will be kind to the poor, for they are alone. Kind to the rich, for they are afraid. And kind to the unkind, for that is how God has treated me. – Max Lucado

Have a blessed day!

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Colored Denim For Women Over 40

colored denim for fall

Well, unless you're living under a rock, you've probably heard that colored denim is all the rage this fall. And I have to admit, I can't get enough of it! If I'm not careful, I get in a rut and wear blue jeans all fall/winter but this year I'm … [Continue reading]

Fall Trend Report For Women Over 40

Fall Trend Report For Women Over 40

It's so much fun to look at fall fashion trends! I've said this before, but as women over 40, we don't have need to wear every trend out there. Some trends are great for us, but some need to be left to the 20 somethings. Here's a fall trend report … [Continue reading]

What’s Coming Up On WIG&B?

What's Coming Up On WIG&B?

Well, every once in a while, I get a crazy idea and I go for it. Today is one of those days. I wanted to let you know what's coming up on Walking In Grace & Beauty so I decided to do a quick video. Yeah, what was I thinking?? Oh my Kentucky … [Continue reading]

Fall Fashion-LOFT For Women Over 40

Fall Fashion From LOFT For Women Over 40

I'm ready for fall fashion! I recently purchased a leopard print blouse from Loft. I loved the feel of the blouse and it doesn't wrinkle. Yay! It's been in my closet a couple of weeks, and I'm not sure how I want to style it. Because it has a … [Continue reading]