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Chapter 7: Restoring Purpose

You are God’s masterpiece!  Be encouraged that God has a mighty purpose for your life. He will use your story to inspire and strengthen others…even if it is a little messy or broken right now.  It is never too late to be used by God.  Let’s celebrate you and see what God has to say…

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Chapter 6: Restoring Compassion

You are called to serve others and reach out to those in need.  Assigning yourself to take the initiative and to show up to comfort the afflicted is a great source of encouragement and hope to those in fragile places. Such acts of mercy and compassion mimic God’s love for humanity.  Not sure how to…

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Chapter 5: Restoring Relationships

Relationships can be fragile. They can be broken through offensive actions, poor decisions, and careless conduct.  Damaged relationships need to be reconciled.  The tool is forgiveness, which is at the very heart of the Gospel. Whether you need to ask for forgiveness, forgive others, or forgive yourself, forgiveness needs to be complete to restore derailed…

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Chapter 4: Restoring Community

Life is relational.  You are not meant to go through it alone.  You need the encouragement, support, and strength of others to celebrate life and to be carried when it is too hard. Community ushers in hope, joy, and security.  Everyone needs to belong somewhere!  Let’s discover how to make that happen.

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Chapter 3: Restoring Joy

Many times, you cannot control your circumstances, but you can control your responses to your circumstances.  You can choose joy!  Say what?!  In life, pain is mandatory, but suffering is optional, depending on how you respond.  How do you avoid those joy killers that reduce the delight, wonder, and pleasure found in the glory of…

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Chapter 2: Restoring Perseverance

No one is immune from suffering.  Agony is as much a part of life as joy.  But God calls us to persevere.  Even when life’s weight seems a little too heavy, God is at work.  He has a plan and a purpose in all this mess. Let’s see how God uses trials for your good…

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Chapter 1: Restoring Momentum

 When your world has been rocked, the only thing you may want to do is pause. That’s OK for a while. But life is beckoning you to move forward, conquer your fear, and replace panic with peace.  Focus on doing something each day.  Celebrate that!  Victory requires action.  Practical answers and biblical truths will prompt…

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Restored - Reconnecting Life's Broken Pieces by Cindy Brinker Simmons


With a voice of empathy, wit, and vulnerability, Cindy Brinker Simmons will walk you through practical tools and biblical truths that will reconnect you to God, others, and yourself.

Restored will help you choose joy in the midst of heartache and hardship. You will be encouraged!