Category Archives: Hope

One Size too Big or too Small?

This year I felt that my focus word needed to be intentional.  It is a work in progress, but I have focused on being intentional on a few areas of my life.  I have looked for tips and tools that … Continue reading

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Deep Water

This passage has really been speaking to my soul over the past month.  I just keep being drawn back to it again and again.  Each time read it, I get another picture, another lesson that I can apply to my … Continue reading

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Enduring Brokenness #Write28days

For thus says the One who is high and lifted up, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: “I dwell in the high and holy place, and also with him who is of a contrite and lowly spirit, to revive … Continue reading

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Sparrows in the Brokenness #Write28Days

In late February I set out for a two week day vacation to New York followed by Israel.    It seemed that each step of trip, I got news that would rock my world.  It started with the day before … Continue reading

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Growth in the Brokenness #Write28Days

I had planned to mindlessly decompress in front of the television.   I sat watching as the actress told her mom that although she realizes it is unreasonable she wished that her life was as important as those her mother worked … Continue reading

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Words have power

One of my Jackie-ism’s has always been “Words have power.”  I admit it is not an original saying, but one that I do say quite often.  If I am remotely paying attention, it bothers me when people are speaking negative … Continue reading

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He stayed

So, when he heard that Lazarus was ill, he stayed two days longer in the place where he was. John 11:6 I have heard many messages regarding this passage and interpretations of why when Jesus’ friend Lazarus was sick He … Continue reading

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Peace

John 20:19-21 On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with … Continue reading

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Where You are

I have not been able to get this song out of my head that we sang at church. It is a song by Hillsong Worship “You Came to My Rescue.”  Part of the song says “I called, You answered. You … Continue reading

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I noticed

I didn’t hear it and it would have been easy to miss it completely with everything else there is to see. A single leaf falling from the tree. I dont know if an animal had knocked it off, or if … Continue reading

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