The Notebook Café

The Notebook Cafe -- Inspired Words for the Journey is an online cafe brewing up words of inspiration and encouragement to equip us for this journey. Shelly Thompson is the Publisher of The Notebook Cafe and coauthor of the recent book release, Entwined by The Notebook Cafe & Co. Publishing. Shelly has a passion for writing what God places in her heart. Taking a giant leap of faith she left the corporate world to pursue a dream God gave her of developing a monthly inspirational faith based online reading café. Today, The Notebook Café reaches almost 30,000 people each month. She has found the road in unknown territory is not always easy, BUT GOD always finds a way to bring about what He has promised. Shelly has also developed The Notebook Cafe Annual Woman's Conference each October. She lives in Des Moines, Iowa, with her husband. They spend time with their parents, three daughters, seven grandlittles, and many weekends working on home renovation projects…that thankfully never seem to end.

When God Whispers...

By Shelly Thompson, Publisher

The Notebook Café 

​Sweet Friend, beloved child of God, know in your heart today and be assured that God is directing your path (Proverbs 16:9)…no matter where you’re at on this journey…God sees you…exactly where you are (Psalm 33:13)…and through His Word He whispers…

My Grace is sufficient...more than enough...overflowing...
(2 Corinthians 12:9)

To open your life to The Next Chapter...(Revelation 3:8)

Where I want to lead you...(Proverbs 3:6)

To fully pursue the dreams I want to give you...(Psalm 37:4,5)

To receive the forgiveness I offer...(Acts 3:19, Psalm 32:1,2)

To restore brokenness...(Psalm 34:18)

To increase your faith...(Luke 17:5)

So you can walk in unbounded trust in Me, as if in a lion's den...(Daniel 6:16 & 23)

Allowing Me, the Author and Perfecter of your story, the pen...(Hebrews 12:2)

To write My best for your life...(Romans 12:1,2, 1 Peter 2:1-5)

Your journey...(Proverbs 16:9)

Your story...(Jeremiah 31:33)

For no matter what the past chapters of your life look like, or the present page...(Matthew 28:20)

The Next Chapter...(John 10:27-29, Deuteronomy 31:8, Isaiah 43:2)

Is waiting, because...(James 1:5, Luke 9:23, Hebrews 10:21)

My Grace is sufficient...more than enough...overflowing...(Romans 3:22-24)

I AM is still writing your earthly story. (Psalm 139:5,6)

One day, beloved,...because you knew Me, and believed in My son, your first chapter will begin with me in heaven never to end...(John 3:16)

But until that day...remember everything has a purpose in this journey. I waste nothing...know that with your heart, mind, and soul...(1 Corinthians 15:58, Deuteronomy 31:6, Psalm 34:19, Psalm 31:3, Psalm 16:7,8)

My grace is sufficient...more than enough...overflowing…(1 Corinthians 12:9)

I make all things new…(2 Corinthians 5:17, Ezekiel 11:19, Isaiah 65:17)

His Grace is sufficient,

Shelly Thompson, Publisher
The Notebook Café – Inspired Words for the Journey

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Mark your calendars for The Notebook Cafe 3rd Annual Women's Conference on Saturday, September 30th, 2017. Based on the story of Esther, Fearless Faith | For a Time Such as This | Rise Up 9.30.17! TICKETS GO ON SALE MAY 1!!!