Category Archives: hope

Reset

Every once in a while, we just need to push the reset button. Life is busy. Kids are crazy. Emotions are rolling. Things are moving in the wrong direction. Everything is in the right direction, except it’s all just a … Continue reading

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Light in the Darkness

As we work our way towards Lent, we approach a very bleak season. All the flowers will be replaced with empty branches. The music at church becomes somber and serious. We are called to refrain, to hold back, to limit. … Continue reading

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One day is like a thousand years

With the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day. (2 Peter 3:8) I heard this and sat for a moment while it really sunk in. If one day is like a thousand … Continue reading

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Lord, let me love you

“Lord, help me to love you to the best of my ability. Then, increase my ability.” I heard this prayer recently, and I love it. I can only do so much. I can only love so well. I only know … Continue reading

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Perspective

Who are you? At your core. A mother, a father, a sister, a brother? A student, a doctor, a teacher, an engineer, a designer? You are a child of God. Someone whom God thought was worth coming down from heaven … Continue reading

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Bless This Mess

I love how we don’t want to bother God with our messes. Maybe it’s just me, but I’m pretty sure it’s you, too. There’s all this mess, and we’ve got it. Or we don’t, but we sure don’t want to … Continue reading

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By whose power?

  God is strong enough. I know God answers prayer. In fact, at one point in my life, God was answering a lot of prayers. Over and over again, I would pray for people and things would happen. A relationship … Continue reading

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Calling

God called Adam, “Where are you?” God called Isaiah, “Whom shall I send?” God called Eli by name, “Eli, Eli.” None of these callings was to discover the location of the person being called. God knew exactly where Adam was, … Continue reading

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Epiphany

At Epiphany, we bring the Christmas season to a close and look directly to Lent and Easter. The wise men arrive after following a star, inquiring of Herod where the new king of the Jews was born, and bearing gifts. … Continue reading

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Silent Night

I love Midnight Mass. Nothing more can be prepared or bought. Christmas Eve gatherings are done. Christmas morning is almost here. And the waiting is over. Our Savior is born. The thing I love about Midnight Mass is that it … Continue reading

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