fatherless, Grace, Hope, marriage, promises, remarriage, Uncategorized

A Portrait of Redemption

I see redemption so clearly in so many ways. I see God’s hand carrying us through such painful days to bring healing. I see the God who loves us so well reflected in every smile, in every face.

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Christmas, Hope, prayer, promises, Uncategorized

A Prayer for Christmas Hope

The thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices, For yonder brinks a new and glorious morn. Fall on your knees, O, hear the angel voices. O, night divine. O, night when Christ was born. O, night divine. O night, O night divine. Lord Jesus, as we celebrate the season of Christ’s birth, there’s nothing that… Continue reading A Prayer for Christmas Hope

Breaking News, friendship, promises, Uncategorized

A New Perspective

I settled into my seat on the last leg of my flight home after a simultaneously encouraging and exhausting weekend with other writers. I wrapped up in my blanket from my new friend, Denise, anticipating my arrival home and longing for the love and presence of my precious family. As I looked out the window… Continue reading A New Perspective

Faith, Forgiveness, Hope, Pain and suffering

When You Don’t Get a Hollywood Ending: Three Lessons from the Movie I Can Only Imagine

I’ll never forget the first time I heard I Can Only Imagine. Our church’s youth group had just returned from a Texas youth event where a new band had sung their debut song. It so impacted our youth and workers that they came back and played the song for us. Now, the story behind the… Continue reading When You Don’t Get a Hollywood Ending: Three Lessons from the Movie I Can Only Imagine