Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone. We are so thankful for you and hope y’all have a great holiday.

9 Thoughts for Thanksgiving

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
W. T. Purkiser

I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.
Henry David Thoreau

Eucharisteo—thanksgiving—always precedes the miracle.
Ann Voskamp

I pray for you, that all your misgivings will be melted to thanksgivings.
Jim Elliot

A sincere attitude of gratitude is a beatitude for secured altitudes.
Israelmore Ayivor

We pray for the big things and forget to give thanks for the ordinary, small (and yet really not small) gifts. How can God entrust great things to one who will not thankfully receive from Him the little things?
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.
Gerald Good

There is always, always, always something to be thankful for.
Unknown

Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude.
E. P. Powell

Endure

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In Christopher Nolan’s thrilling 2008 movie, The Dark Knight, Bruce Wayne/Batman asks, “What would you have me do?” His longtime butler Alfred Pennyworth advises, “Endure, Master Wayne. Take it. They’ll hate you for it, but that’s the point of Batman, he can be the outcast. He can make the choice that no one else can make, the right choice.”

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Girls of Virtue Series – TASHA – Week 10 Recap

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V-GIRL: GIRLS OF VIRTUE SERIES
BOOK FOUR – TASHA

14-year-old Tasha Lu Solara loves dance, drama, fashion, and coding. But the most important thing you should know about her is that she is a follower of Jesus. Growing up in an atheist/Buddhist family, Tasha is reluctant to talk about her faith. It isn’t until she joins the ZOEgivers student club at her high school and ends up on a trip involving murdered missionaries, a white tiger prophecy, and an ancient people sect of the Ming Dynasty that she learns the importance of shining her light.

Tasha’s story is currently being posted on our story blog. Here’s a recap of week ten.

Because we’ll probably be too stuffed with Thanksgiving turkey to post them and you’ll probably be too stuffed to read them, Chapters 30, 31, and 32 of TASHA will be posted the week after next!

Enjoy the holidays and THANK YOU for reading :)

Walls Are Not Everlasting

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On Sunday, November 9, 2014, the world celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Today, the barrier that once separated Berlin in two has been replaced by a frontier of lights called the Lichtgrenze – an installation made up of thousands of illuminated balloons.

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He Will Carry You

Today thru Sunday, our new book is free on Amazon Kindle.

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He Will Carry You: Random Thoughts on God, Faith, Life, Love and Each Other

If our blog (virtuousgirls.wordpress.com) were a book, it would look something like this. Started in December of 2012, we’ve collected our random thoughts and organized them into nine sections:

1. God With Us
2. Jesus the Christ
3. Inside Faith
4. You and I
5. We Need Each Other
6. All You Need Is Love
7. Try. Fall. Rise. Repeat.
8. Sunshine and Bubblegum
9. Lots of Light

We hope these short posts inspire you to love yourself and those around you, to try again when you want to give up, to be original in everything, to place your faith over your fears, and to always remember that God is carrying you.

GET IT HERE!

Julia and Maria Myers: Founders of “Pretty Purposeful”

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Visit Julia and Maria online at: www.prettypurposeful.org
Twitter: @ppurposeful | Facebook | Google+ | YouTube | Instagram | Pinterest | Tumblr

Julia and Maria live in Southlake, Texas and are the creators of Pretty Purposeful. They decided to start their charity because they wanted to inspire and empower other girls, both locally and globally to be purposeful.

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Girls of Virtue Series – TASHA – Week 9 Recap

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V-GIRL: GIRLS OF VIRTUE SERIES
BOOK FOUR – TASHA

14-year-old Tasha Lu Solara loves dance, drama, fashion, and coding. But the most important thing you should know about her is that she is a follower of Jesus. Growing up in an atheist/Buddhist family, Tasha is reluctant to talk about her faith. It isn’t until she joins the ZOEgivers student club at her high school and ends up on a trip involving murdered missionaries, a white tiger prophecy, and an ancient people sect of the Ming Dynasty that she learns the importance of shining her light.

Tasha’s story is currently being posted on our story blog. Here’s a recap of week nine.

Chapters 27, 28, and 29 of TASHA will be posted next week! Happy reading :)

Women of the Word: Talitha or Jarius’ Daughter

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The miraculous healing of this little girl is similar to that of the Syro-Phoenician woman’s daughter. Someone (in this case, the girl’s father) had faith for her that she would be healed by Jesus the Christ. This story is recorded in both Matthew 9:18-19, Matthew 9:23-26 and Mark 5:22-24, Mark 5:35-43.

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