Tag: HOPE

A Storm Is Coming

You’ve seen it and felt it–the “calm before the storm”. But that kind of calm can make you anxious. Fearful even, as you wonder what the repercussions will be… It is the quiet that comes after the storm that is refreshing. Soothing, in a way. Quiet respite from the turbulent time that has passed. The…

The DNA of Worry

I am not a scientist.  And all that’s been discovered about DNA is more than my mind can fathom.  As a matter of fact, this schoolgirl graduated many moons ago, and I barely survived science class. But the God of the universe created it all and, IT.IS.FASCINATING. “By my great strength and outstretched arm, I made…

Afraid of the Dark

My grandchildren love to play with flashlights, so I make sure they are readily available in a special place that little hands can reach. They are an inexpensive toy that entertain for hours. (Yay, Dollar Store!) Even when it’s not dark outside, they will take the flashlights to the basement or a dark room and…

When God says, “I Will”

This is for you, my friend. You are many.  You are grieving, hurting, struggling, doubting. And you need answers: “Is God listening?”  “Does He see?”  “Does He care?”  “How can I know He will be there for me?” The answers are there, in His Word. Remember this and be brave; take it to heart, you transgressors!…

Every Hour

Especially in the dark ones. Grief and pain and loss surround us, and it is not coincidence that the songs of my youth fill my heart and my spirit when I am seeking the Savior.  This sharing of pain, this heartache, is nothing compared to the grief of a parent that has lost a child.…