Category Archives: hope

Music Monday: The Saint That is Just Me

I am so very imperfect. I mean, truly imperfect. I want to be like so many of the amazing saints I have learned about, and most times I just can’t. For sure, I can’t be like the whitewashed perfect stories … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Even If by Mercy Me

  It’s hard to imagine that we can do good when we are in difficult times. Our pain and our struggles are something to be carried and endured until they are over. We need help, and we don’t have anything … Continue reading

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Music Monday: In My Blood

I was a little hesitant to include this song in my Music Monday posts. My daughter recommended it excitedly, and after listening to it, I wasn’t sure what message was coming across. I like the strength in it and the … Continue reading

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Hope for the Hopeless

  I am excited to share this video about Community First Village in Austin. Mobile Loaves and Fishes, the charity that developed the village, has a unique and beautiful understanding of homelessness and what is needed to help end it. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Tightrope

Embed:  I love this song from the movie The Greatest Showman. It’s a poignant song about the adventure of love. The more I listened to the words, though, the more I felt it reflected my life in Christ. “High in the … Continue reading

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A Taste of Heaven

“About death I go through different moods, but the times when I can desire it are never, I think, those when this world seems harshest. On the contrary, it is just when there seems to be the most of Heaven … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Unpack Your Heart – Phillip Phillips

Bring your secrets, bring your scars, Bring your glory, all that you are, Bring your daylight, bring your dark, Share your silence, and unpack your heart… Into your darkness I’ll shine a light   I love this joyful, energizing pop … Continue reading

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United

  My third pregnancy was incredibly difficult. Morning sickness grabbed hold of me early and hard and didn’t let go until the day my daughter was born. The medication I took only got me up to the level of feeling … Continue reading

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True Beauty

  I sat in the darkness, praying in adoration with over one hundred high schoolers. The monstrance holding the Eucharist was a beautiful, golden cross surrounded by a table of candles and spotlights drawing your attention to Jesus in the … Continue reading

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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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