Hope, One Word

Hope For The New Year

It’s been nearly 3 weeks since our dog died. Between my son’s birthday and Christmas, I didn’t write about it here, but mentioned it in my Christmas letter. Christmas eve, I took the kids to visit their great-grandmother, whose health had been slipping, and on New Year’s day, she too slipped through the veil. I’m not sure…

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Faith, Hope

When You Think Your Drowning

Difficult seasons don’t always come with a warning. Storms can blow up out of nowhere and suddenly, you think your drowning.  Sometimes, you don’t just think it–you are certain of it. It’s been a hard week here. Maybe it has been for you too. As I’ve tried to make sense of things, as I’ve wrung…

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I’ve spent the better half of this morning cleaning up the school room, reminding myself, “you can do this”, as I have grown weary of the unending task at hand. This is where we set up our Christmas tree each year, but when we do that, the room loses a bit of it’s function. Christmas…

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When You’re Looking For Hope

I’ve prayed hard prayers for years and when the ground scratches dry under my feet and the dust of bitter emptiness swirls thick, some days I think I might just give up. I know He’s always listening but when the months span and the years stretch out too long and the silence deafens, my humanness…

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Hope

He is risen, and in Him, we rise. Holey Wholly, Holy: A Lenten Journey of Refinement Hallelujah–He’s alive.  Can’t see the video? Try HERE.   Buffer

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Hope, Prayer

I recently joined the Seed Company bloggers, whose mission is to help bring the Word of God to the people of the world, in their native languages. Did you know there are over 2000 languages that still lack scripture in their native tongue? That’s a lot… Jesus Brings Freedom is a new 40 day Devotional…

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Guest posting, Hope, Journey

I’m pressing pause here for the month of June. The past three weeks have been filled with beautiful, encouraging guest posts by some of my blogging friends. Today’s words come from “down under”, from Mike McArthur, whom I met through blog comments and because we both linked up with Ann’s Monday gift counting linky.I am…

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Guest posting, Hope

 Today I am blessed to share with you an encouraging guest post today, from my new blogging friend, Kim. When I put out a call for guest posts, Kim bravely stepped forward to share her heart here and I am so thankful she did. I pray you are encouraged in your faith by her words.…

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