Category: hope

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Celebrating the Things God Created You to Enjoy – Learning to Praise Again

Mommy and Me ballet classes were the first thing that created that spark of hope that Zoya and I wouldContinue Reading

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Became Flesh

It is so easy when remembering the spiritual world exists along with the physical world, to restrict God to theContinue Reading

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Help IN TROUBLE, Not Out of Trouble

Reading the scriptures since Shah died, I continually notice that God promises to help us and strengthen us in timesContinue Reading

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The Backwards Holidays – Don’t Loose Hope

So I started getting in the mood for the holidays with all the lights, food, friends, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and NewContinue Reading

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Keeping Hope while Waiting

I don’t know anyone who finds waiting easy. Sure some have more patience than others, but especially when times areContinue Reading

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My Story: Hope in the Midst of Loss

I was asked to write a bit about loss and hope for series they are doing at my church.  IContinue Reading

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Beauty really does something to you. This weekend, for a long weekend, I am staying with a couple of friendsContinue Reading

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Family after Someone Dies

My husband died right after my now two year old turned one and yet he is as much a partContinue Reading

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How do we live in a world filled with pain and suffering?

How do we live with all this pain and suffering?  One of the hardest, least natural things in life isContinue Reading

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Living Intentionally to Heal Your Heart – Worship and Play

After my post yesterday about my second year of grief, I knew I needed to take some time to intentionallyContinue Reading