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Sometimes, even the most privileged calls come with a great deal of pain. Mary's (the mother of Jesus) story serves as a reminder of this truth. It can encourage us to trust the One who writes our own stories.

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December 2018

Finding inspiration from my own favorite Christmas carol, we find ourselves transported to that Holy Night more than 2000 years ago, when Hope came to this world.

The latest from His Dearly Loved Daughter :
Staying Married After Betrayal: A Guest Appearance
Healing from Betrayal Trauma

Staying Married After Betrayal: A Guest Appearance

Several weeks ago I had the great honor and privilege to be interviewed by Anne for the Betrayal Trauma Recovery Podcast. What a pleasure it was to talk to her that afternoon! Click through our link to listen to the whole podcast and get to know me a little better!
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Forgiveness & Redemption: How the Crucifixion and Resurrection Changed our Family – Part 2 
Our Story Restoring a Broken Marriage

Forgiveness & Redemption: How the Crucifixion and Resurrection Changed our Family – Part 2 

The crucifixion and the resurrection of Jesus Christ – Forgiveness & Redemption. The whole of Christianity hinges on those two events, and what they made possible....
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Forgiveness & Redemption: How the Crucifixion & Resurrection Changed our Family – Part 1 
Our Story Restoring a Broken Marriage

Forgiveness & Redemption: How the Crucifixion & Resurrection Changed our Family – Part 1 

The crucifixion and the resurrection of Jesus Christ – Forgiveness & Redemption. The whole of Christianity hinges on those two events, and what they...
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Shattering their World – Why We Told our Kids About their Father’s Affairs 
Our Story

Shattering their World – Why We Told our Kids About their Father’s Affairs 

I've been putting off writing about this part of our story for months. It's one thing to tell you all about me and...
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Redeemed By the Blood – 9 Verses that Celebrate Jesus
From God's Word

Redeemed By the Blood – 9 Verses that Celebrate Jesus

Redeemed By the Blood - 9 Verses that Celebrate Jesus We are redeemed! Am I right? We have so much...
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Stories from Other Dearly Loved Daughters – Star
Stories from Other Dearly Loved Daughters

Stories from Other Dearly Loved Daughters – Star

Introduction from Esther I'm excited to do something a little different here today. Hopefully, this will turn into a series...
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What will God Do to be My First Love?
Healing from Betrayal Trauma My Identity in Christ

What will God Do to be My First Love?

What will God Do to be My First Love? "Why is God allowing this to happen to me?" It's a...
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Book Review – Nuggets from the Heart
Book Review

Book Review – Nuggets from the Heart

I've read the most wonderful book, Nuggets from the Heart, by Rosie Chavez Williams. If you're looking for something encouraging to read,...
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How to Love When Love is Dead 
Restoring a Broken Marriage

How to Love When Love is Dead 

How to Love When Love is Dead  As I talk with women in the throes of betrayal trauma, I often hear something like this: "I just don't love...
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Becoming His Dearly Loved Daughter – One Year as Esther Hosea 
Our Story

Becoming His Dearly Loved Daughter – One Year as Esther Hosea 

On February 6, 2017 I anxiously posted an announcement onto a social media page inviting the world to check out my blog. I...
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What Surviving Betrayal Taught Me About Self-Care Part 4
Self-Care

What Surviving Betrayal Taught Me About Self-Care Part 4

6 Practical Steps to Implement REAL Self-Care  We've been looking at what the Bible has to teach us about self-care....
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What Surviving Betrayal Taught Me About Self-Care – Part 3
Self-Care

What Surviving Betrayal Taught Me About Self-Care – Part 3

Does God Care If I Make Time for Rest?  We've spent the past two weeks examining the topic of self-care...
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What Surviving Betrayal Taught Me About Self-Care Part 2
Self-Care

What Surviving Betrayal Taught Me About Self-Care Part 2

"Self-Care" is About His Body Too Today we're going to examine how self-care relates to "His body." Last week we...
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What Surviving Betrayal Taught Me About Self-Care Part 1 
Self-Care

What Surviving Betrayal Taught Me About Self-Care Part 1 

Is Self-Care a Pride Issue?  It's a big buzz word these days – Self-Care. Especially in the world of Betrayal...
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Our Story Part IV – Something New 
Our Story

Our Story Part IV – Something New 

I am so excited to be writing this post! When I started this blog almost one year ago, I had...
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Mary: The Tears Behind the Treasures of a Mother’s Heart 
Christmas

Mary: The Tears Behind the Treasures of a Mother’s Heart 

What comes to mind when you think of Mary, the mother of Christ? My guess is that most of us...
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Fall on Your Knees: A Reflection on Our Dear Savior’s Birth
Christmas

Fall on Your Knees: A Reflection on Our Dear Savior’s Birth

Fall on Your Knees: A Reflection on Our Dear Savior's Birth The Shepherds  Close your eyes and imagine with me...
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Longing for the Return of Christ this Christmas
Christmas

Longing for the Return of Christ this Christmas

Intro by Esther Hosea Welcome to the very first ever guest post here on His Dearly Loved Daughter! Thanks so...
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A Poem of Thanksgiving
Redeeming Thanksgiving

A Poem of Thanksgiving

  A Poem of Thanksgiving  I'm going to do something a little different this week. Bear with me. Life has...
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Book Review: Hope for the Hurting Wife
Book Review Healing from Betrayal Trauma Restoring a Broken Marriage

Book Review: Hope for the Hurting Wife

*This post contains affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure statement here. Book Review: Hope for the Hurting Wife ...
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