Nothing Much To Say But Hi

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  1. 201
    Megan says:

    You make me giggle! and I love that when my husband catches me giggling at a video on the laptop, he assumes that it’s you I’m giggling with!

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    Natalie says:

    Thanks so much Beth! I NEEDED a smile and a compassionate word today! Love you back!

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    Carrie Hays says:

    Beth, you are such a BEAUTIFUL woman (glasses AND ALL). You will never know what a blessing you are to COUNTLESS COUNTLESS COUNTLESS people by just being the genuine and lovely woman that you are! I know that you have sacrificed so much to minister as you do, and I just want to thank you for answering that call in your life and pray blessings upon you and your family! Through you, God has given me a passion for his word-something that I have prayed for and yearned for, for a long time!

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    Donna Forest says:

    Thank you so much for the smile! Loved the glasses!

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    Tricia says:

    Tricia Faison Wendell NC
    2Timothy 4:18-19 NIV
    The Lord will rescue me from every evil attach and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To Him be the glory for ever and ever.

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    Nancy, Georgia says:

    Beth, I loved the glasses, need to find me a pair to have fun with my grandchildren! You are so refreshing and you always have just the right words of scripture to share. You are truly a GIFT from God and you are the kind of GIFT that keeps on giving.

    Love, Nancy

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    amybhill says:

    hahah- those glasses! so funny to see your freak-flag flying high! you would fit in so well with me and my family. love you, BM! lol ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Beth Faulkenburg says:

    Beth, Thanks for the word and for the laugh. I am an R.N. and work for a group of hand surgeons. I need a pair of those glasses for work. Can you imagine the look on my patients faces as I walk in the room to take out their sutures with those what a blast that would be. I love you right back. Take care

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    Judy McMillin says:

    I’m nuts about you too! I am praying for your time of taping the study on James!!!

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    Julie says:

    Have Mercy!!! You ARE a goofy grape!!!! No wonder we get along so well…well, you don’t actually know what good friends we are, but I do! Thanks for the giggles! Happy Sunday!

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    Sherry wright says:

    I have to say that I am hysterically laughing. I cannot even download the video but the picture with the glasses are just the giggle I needed. I am hoping that these glasses are not medically necessary because then I would have to repent for laughing at your expense. I was sitting in your recent chicago simulcast when your hair decided to launch out on it’s own and I felt your pain. I love you and I am sorry that I will not get to see deeper still in person. Loved, loved the studies. Thanks for making me giggle today you are my hero!!!!!!

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    Cassie says:

    I am blessed by this sweet video! A needed bright spot in the midst of a small rough patch of the night. Thankful for and blessed by you Ms. Beth! You’re just precious (:

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    Diana A. says:

    So thank you for chatting ๐Ÿ™‚

    Glad to hear of the national donut day so close to my birthday – June 4th! Now I have another reason to enjoy cake and donuts :0

    Love to you Ms Beth!

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    Erin says:

    Howdy from the Oregon Coast where it is a little warm,, wow almost 70 degrees, so if your hot head to Oregon! Your such a kick Beth Moore… we are about the same age and I wondered if you ever needed reading glasses!
    Praying for you and the sweet ladies that work with you. You know I love how you always say they work with you… I know they work for you but your just so humble as you all work together for the glory of God. Please don’t take this wrong but I pray that God keeps you humble but not via troubles :} hugs

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    Maureen says:

    Just when I thought your eyes couldn’t get any bigger!!!! You make me LOL!! May you SEE His glory today in many, many ways!!

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    Jane says:

    Thanks so much for that word, Beth. I surely needed it today.

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    Kathy G says:

    Beth, you are one crazy woman! Only another as crazy as you can relate! Everytime I read one of your posts or watch your videos, I wonder if my daddy may not have been as faithful to my mom as we all thought! LOL! I guess it’s that sister from another mother thang!

    Love and much fun from your big sister here in Tennessee!

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    Vicki says:

    I am so glad I checked the blog today! You are a hoot! I think I need me a pair of them glasses… ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Anna Mitchell says:

    Nuts about you too sweet Beth!!!!

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    Ginny says:

    Oh my, Oh MY! Did I need a laugh and a Word today?!!! And with one click, I got BOTH!! Thank you so much, Beth! <3 <3 <3

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    Royana says:

    Hello!!! Ok…..I love the glasses. You are sooooo funny Beth. Great way to start my morning. Blessings to you!!

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    Kay says:

    Those glasses reminded me of the first pair I had in third grade. Mercy. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Sandra says:

    You blessed me this morning, I am so grateful for this ministry. Be blessed today.:)

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    Corie says:

    Oh my goodness!! I’m sitting here in my car on Monday afternoon on my lunch break eating a Happy Meal, and I decide to check out the blog!! Well let’s just say the inside if my car may need a little cleaning now after being sprayed with French fries!! Girl you crack me up and i couldn’t have checked it at any better time!! Sister your such a blessing!! Love love love ya;-).

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    Kate says:

    I laughed soooo hard. If the wonderful makers of vision correction had not come up with ultra super feather weight lenses, my glasses would be very similar. Loved the zoom-in…haa haa haa…what big eyes you have!

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    Carol says:

    Thank you for the word of encouragement and giggle. Only Christian sisters can share those two things, sometimes simultaneously. I just returned from a girls’ weekend away (our 3rd annual!) and the times of laughter, tears, and just plain silliness were precious to my soul.
    You are a treasure, Sister Beth. (can’t call you Mama since I am about to turn 50)

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    KaRetha says:

    What a hoot!!! Thanks Beth for the laugh and the good Word!!

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    Emily says:

    Beth, you are so much fun! Thank you for taking so many things seriously, but not your self, and for sharing a little silliness with us.
    I’m going to Deeper Still this weekend and can hardly wait. Not only will it be a fabulous time of worship and learning, but for me, the sweetest time of fellowship. My sister and her family serve with the IMB and return to the states this week. We will see each other for the first time in three and a half years on Friday as we go to Freedom Hall for Deeper Still!
    This Siesta is praying for you and the event daily. See you there!

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    Oh Mama Beth!! How I adore those overalls! I don’t have any specifically for gardening, but I did snag some from Old Navy the other day – blue jean ones. They’re shorts, though – praise the Lamb! Because Georgia is just as hot as Houston right now!
    I’m so excited to have summer, though!

    I so much needed to hear Hebrews 13 today! I’m in the summer between my junior and senior years of college and am trying to figure out some semblance of what I want to do after I graduate next year. I’m thinking of moving to Charleston and to work..I don’t know what I’ll be doing yet! But I’m in deep prayer about next summer and my entire future. SO Thankful to be reminded that God is equipping me for a mighty work ahead – for my whole life at His service, wherever that may be!
    Love you

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    Nita Daniel says:

    Miss Beth I am going to pray for your new church I know God is going to move mightily in that congregation. I would so love to be in that area and be part of it. I love new beginnings because I have had at least a million of them. Now I have to talk about those new glasses of yours girl we need to get you some help with that kind of problem I thing one of Jesus’ mud treatments might be good just saying. Now hurry up and get to Lubbock I can’t wait until Sept. this city is going to be plum crazy with women on fire for Jesus.

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    Crissy says:

    I am all the way in Nashville, TN and I am crying my eyes out can’t imagine how ya’ll feel! Boy if we were in Houston we would be right with you but we aren’t so we will pray our hearts out that God will do the unthinkable! To Him be the glory!
    Much Love!

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    Judy says:

    Judy~ Fuquay Varina, NC

    Philipians 4:6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. NIV

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    It might drop below 115 degrees in Houston? Please tell me it’s not that hot there already? That is insane! And please tell me it will one day stop raining here?!!! For one thing it’s truly messing up my son’s baseball season! He was so excited he almost broke my eardrums when I told him that his game is officially ON for this evening. He hasn’t played baseball in three weeks!! Seriously, the rain has been that horrible here and earlier it looked like we might have a thunderstorm, so we weren’t sure if tonight’s game would be a go or not! Unfortunately, it’s too far away and I’m not there right now, but he should be playing as I type this! It’s killing me not to be there, but hopefully the other games that were rescheduled for this week will be a go as well (keep your fingers crossed) and I’ll get to see him play Wednesday and/or Thursday. Wednesday’s game is not official yet.

    Anyway, please promise me that it will be WELL below 115 next January, or this northwestern girl may melt before she even gets off the plane for the SSMT celebration! I start melting at about 90! I had a former pastor recently say he was finally going home after a hard day of work on facebook, and I commented, “Oh, wow! You’re coming back to Idaho! I’m sorry, I just can’t imagine ever calling Texas home.” (Cause that is where he was headed!) He said, “Shellie, I was Texas born and Texas bred and when I die I’ll be Texas dead.” I told him, “Well, I guess, then, I’m northwest born and northwest bred and when I die, I’ll probably be northwest dead.” Yes! I’ve lived my entire life in the northwest! Grew up in Joseph, Oregon, went to North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and then got married, and moved to Moscow, Idaho where I’ve been ever since!!! According to my husband, in his career path with the Boy Scouts we will have to leave the northwest for at least a short period of time if he ever hopes to be a Scout Executive. Possibly only 3 years, so who knows how that will work out. They just like for their Scout Execs to have some experience in another part of the country. You can’t stay in the same council forever, so we will be leaving the Inland Northwest council, probably in about a year and a half.

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    Kelly Jo says:

    You make me laugh, I nearly peed my pants and I think you should wear your glasses to the deeper still event although Ms. Kay and Priscilla may be a lil bit jealous!! I love you so much! Can I tell you something funny. My 90 year old patient asked me yesterday if I would pull her pannies out of her crack bahahahaha and I did. I love old people. ๐Ÿ™‚ Cant wait to see my sweet momma this weekend!!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Susie says:

    That was a hoot! I loved the glasses. Do you think if I wear them in front of my 4th grade class they will pay close attention? They might just count how many times my eyes blink ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Susan Rogers says:

    Ms. Beth you are a breath of fresh air. Not only do you challenge us siestas with your God given insight, but you remind us to not take ourselves so seriously and just laugh. Laughter is good for the soul. Thanks for cracking me up this morning. I can get busy with my daily routine with a smile on my face. God bless you!

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    kimberly mason says:

    beth you are hilarious! how can you be so serious with those glasses on? i started to think maybe you had lasik or something and you weren’t laughing because it wasn’t funny! lol! i just know if we were close we would be the best of friends. you love goofy just like me! ๐Ÿ™‚ have a great day siesta!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    …for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you. Psalm 9:10b NIV

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    Maryann says:

    Dear Beth
    Been out of the country for five weeks, been home three weeks and been struggling with some real sadness the last week…today, I happen to open up and listen to your “saying hi!” The scripture you read at the end gave me such peace. Thank you, I needed to remember that God is in control; and He has it all in mind….and for His glory. Amen!

    May He always bless you….Thank you so much.

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    Betty M says:

    To Katie, her little girl and Beth from Toronto, I wish I had seen this sooner as there is a chance you will not see this. You will see this if the Lord wills.
    I raised two kids with special needs. Our first our daughter, Paula, had a physical disease of her bones. She is a dwarf but a giant at 4ft 10inches! Our second child, Brian, was border line mentally retarded. He also contracted leukemia at age nine. Our third, a son, Scott,developed a form of alopecia at age three and lost all his hair and never got hair back again. I went through this alot. I also was a “picked on” kid when I was in school. THERE IS NOT AN EASY SOLUTION TO THIS! Be sure your daughter is surrounded by alot of love and positive enforcement out of school. Assure her of Jesus love. Teach her about forgiveness and teach her to pray for those who are treating her so cruely. Remember the taunting they are doing to her is NOT ABOUT HER! There can be envy, something about her they wish they had. Usually the bully does not act alone but acts as a part of a group. They are powerless alone. Make sure the authorities know about this. Our state has an anti bullying policy. Bullying IS NOT a minor issue. We all know of the girl who commited suicide as a result of this. Sometimes the only thing we can do is leave the school system. I will pray for her. I know the lonliness and anxiety that a child can have. Again reassure her of God’s love give her every positive reinforcement you can. Remember you and she, is not alone in this. Many of us have been there. My kids grew up and have healthy self respect. Somehow they came through it all unscathed but alot of times it will stay with them for a life time. Prayers and love across the miles, Betty M

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      Katie says:

      Thank you so much for your sweet words! You have certainly walked a rough road with your children, but I know you have trusted in the Lord with each and every step!! My little girl asked me the other day if she was “weird”. That is a term she must have heard from someone else! I almost lost it. I tried to explain to her that she is precious in God’s eyes, but the tears were filling up in my eyes. Being a momma is SOOO much harder than I could have imagined. I am trusting that God is going to guide my hand as I teach her to put ALL her trust in Him alone!!!

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    Angela says:

    Too funny! Thanks for stopping by “just because”. There’s nothing better you could do than to finish our time together with the Word of God. We love you:)

    Angela, Mansfield, TX

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    Ola says:

    Dear Mama Beth – Thank you for this video post. I received my Siesta spiral notebook in the mail yesterday and it made me feel like part of the family. I am replying here because I love the one line you said about not talking behind people’s backs. I really want/need/desire help in this area -does your ministry have a bible study relating to this short coming of the tongue? Thank You.

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    Erin says:

    Thanks so much! What a fun and encouraging word from you!

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    Pam Houston says:

    You are too fun and funny….now, about that Whooppee cushion…??!! We are growing believers here in So. Cal in our small Women’s Bible study, and this summer I am trying my hand at two tomatoe plants. This is the first summer in 8 years we are home all summer. Hubby has taken a sales job with his beloved RV’s, while our 38 ft. “Big Boy” sits on it’s pad. I tell him, “Honey, you are selling dreams!” He never thought he’d be hired and put in his resume on a lark. When I read it…I said, “The job is yours! I know it…you are just what they want!” The biggest RV dealership in California hired him! And so it is….retired hubby is “refired”! And I tend little gardens, spiritual ones and my own two bona-fide tomatoe plants! Glory!

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    Dayna says:

    Hi to you Beth! Great to SEE you. Can you SEE me with those glasses?! lol You are so cute!
    Love, Dayna

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    Amy Beth says:

    Are you the cutest thing or what?!? ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Jill says:

    Funny!!! But I can’t eat a donut anymore because a friends husband of mine said…(like 11 years ago)…that “DONUTS EQUAL DOUGHBUTTS”……so can’t eat a donut without thinking of that!!! I guess I should thank him!!! LOL

    love you too!

    Can’t wait to see you in Lincoln,NE!!!

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    lisa says:

    ok .. i’m way behind on my blog reading but here i am. and i first thought when you brought out the bibs with the reinforced knees that they were surely for PRAYER ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Lisa Covill says:

    I wanted to tell you that my kids have those same silly glasses and they just look adorable on you! I also wanted to tell you that I think you are a riot and love laughing with you. Those verses were good for my soul and I am going to go listen to the again. Thank you for pointing the way to my redeemer, healer, comforter and friend. I can’t wait until we are all with Him and sometime during forever I want to sit and chat with you a while! Of course, by then all the bad will have been made good and I will have forgotten what it is I thought it was so necessary to say. God’s blessings on Deeper Still this weekend.

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