Tag Archives: hope

In the Wake of Bitter News

Even in the aching numbness of loss, let us remember–and cherish–the amazing power of love. Continue reading

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Of Dew and Rust and Renewal

Never forget that though our faith may be hard-tested and hope sometimes seems to grow dim, it is in the trial that both are not only proved, but also improved! Continue reading

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Peace Beneath the Raging Waters

Even in the midst of loss, there is hope. Even in the midst of destruction, new lives are formed. Even in the flood, Living Water brings life. Continue reading

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A Slightly Early Easter Story

I was sure I had right well killed every one of the Oriental lilies I planted last summer, and yet… Continue reading

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Think Not Too Lightly of Life’s Little Things

In the same way the least bit of light can shine through the darkness, our kindness and encouragement can lift the hearts of others. Continue reading

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A Bit of Green

Never give up on doing good and never forget that even small successes give us hope and teach us important lessons. Continue reading

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The Power of One

The power of hope often begins with one person. The belief of one therapist opened up a completely different life for one autistic child… and his family. Continue reading

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A Greater Hope

Even when it might be tempting to start looking for gopher wood and patching tar, we should keep in mind that hope, faith and love outlast every disaster. Continue reading

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Praise Beyond the Day

Even as the rising sun gives light to a new day, you have given me hope, O, Lord. Continue reading

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A Simple Sharing

We may be shaped by grief and sorrow, but we can choose the form of that shape; even in our pain we can gain greater caring for others and refuse to be defined by our scars. Continue reading

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