Tag Archives: Romans 15:13

Looking for hope

My days seem full of brokenness lately. Not within myself, but within those round me. I hear the sadness in the voices of those who cannot imagine how they will pay their rent for the month, let alone feed their … Continue reading

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When the words don’t come

I have been silent for a few days, busy with work and day to day life. Wanting to write, but unsure of what to say. I have always been more comfortable with guys than girls as friends- minus my three … Continue reading

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Cracking the window

If you’ve been following along this past week, you know life’s been pretty gritty. I have been battling anger, brokenness, sorrow, and loss. I have cried, which is a sure sign that it is bad, and I have wanted to … Continue reading

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Looking back, hoping forward

As the new year began, many spent time looking back at the past year. The accomplishments, the milestones, the faces and places visited, these were the things people recalled. I have often wondered what it is about the past that … Continue reading

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Breathing in

I was diagnosed with asthma this week. As much as it disappoints me, it also explains why I am winded so easily. I thought it was my age, but it’s actually my lungs. The pulmonary doctor showed me how the … Continue reading

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warning lights and flat tires

There are few things more unnerving than seeing a light come on your dashboard as you are driving. Whether it is the low tire pressure, the gas light, or the vague maintenance required, suddenly you are looking for a gas station or … Continue reading

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hope-filled

Throughout today I have been reminded of the hope we have in Christ. It’s not a hope like wishful thinking, but a deeply rooted, sound and sturdy kind of hope, something we can stake our faith and trust in daily. … Continue reading

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brave

The media would have us believe people are brave because they did something that looks more like a gimmick to attract attention than to take a stand for something or someone. Bravery, by definition, is courageous behavior or valor. To … Continue reading

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Abandon [****] All Ye Who Enter Here

I love classic literature. I am nearly obsessed with it. I want to own the book, hold it, read it, and hold it some more; any old printing, any first edition, from classic English literature to early American literature. I … Continue reading

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prayer

I am reminding myself what prayer means and how to pray.  I have given toss up prayers, fervent prayers, pleading prayers, and grateful prayers a lot lately.  But what I haven’t done is any kind of official prayer time in a … Continue reading

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