Category Hope

Sustained Through Times of Strain

Ugh!  Is it only Tuesday? Tuesday is normally my favorite day of the week, but my first thought this morning when my brain started to stir before my eyes even opened was, “why is it morning already!” I’m going through this season where my days feel like an up mountain marathon and my nights feel […]

Light of the World

This morning I am sitting on my couch looking out my picture window onto a great frozen landscape.  There is a cold stillness in the air that would quickly bite my skin if I should step out onto our deck. It is the stillness prior to sunrise.  Because I live in a house with two […]

Christmas Prayer

Merry Christmas Dear Readers! I have been deeply longing to write to each of you.  To throw my words around you like a big Christmas hug from an old friend who has been missing you.  I wish I could give each of you a gift that would refresh your hearts and remind you how greatly […]

Afflicted by Assumptions, Mended by Love

Have you ever had someone make an assumption about you?  Have you ever made an assumption about a person or a circumstance in your life?  An assumption that troubled your mind, brought emotional struggle, or impaired a relationship? I have been doing some writing in my journal about assumptions.  One of the definitions for the […]

Never Left Alone

Have you ever heard the saying, “the very thing you are avoiding is exactly what you need”? Today,  I do not want to write.  Not these words.  Not this topic.  I would rather let this wave crash upon the shores of the beach and roll back out to sea, waiting for more favorable conditions.  This […]