Tag Archives: Hope

He Has Risen…

…and I am forever changed. What about you? Matthew 28:6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.

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Living in Fear

I’ve spent most of my life living in fear. Real, imagined and borrowed. The real: Crouching under the bed, scrunched in the corner as far away from the drunken belt as I can be. Fear of drowning when thrown into … Continue reading

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The Simple Things

It’s the simple things in life. We’ve all heard that statement. I say it often. And casually. There was a particular day however it was not so casual and the simple was profound.  Severe allergies prevent me from joining in … Continue reading

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Isaiah 40:31 but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Hope. That is my word for … Continue reading

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God is Always Working

When I can’t see or understand what God is doing, I’ve used the common phrase “God is in control” to navigate the uncertainty. Recently I’ve changed it to “God is always working.” While God may be in control, freewill will impact … Continue reading

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Running Towards Me

Luke 11:20   But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him. While it may seem … Continue reading

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Whatever is Pure and True

There is a lot of hatred, fear, destruction and violence in our world today. I know that this time in history really isn’t any different than any other, we just live in a world where the news (especially negative) can … Continue reading

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When God Says, “Not Yet”

I planned on posting about missing out on corporate worship today. I’ve been working on my thoughts all week. Ironically today has a new perspective. And I would have missed it if I hadn’t stepped outside my front door for … Continue reading

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Why This Story – A New Start

This blog/journal started 2 years ago when I finally pushed “publish” after months of trepidation. I couldn’t quite put my finger on why the hesitation. I have a quilting blog, now going on its 5th year so it’s not because … Continue reading

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Finding Hope

Job 11:18      You will be secure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your                rest in safety. When I was six years old there was a woman who would … Continue reading

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