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Hoped: Past or Present, God Reveals and Restores

Circumstances can pull us away from our once fierce hope in the Lord. We don’t know the whole story and must submit our “hoped for’s” to God’s plan. But we had hoped that he was the one to redeem Israel… Luke 24:21a, ESV The road to Emmaus…Cleopas, (and several scholars believe), his wife Mary, were… Continue reading Hoped: Past or Present, God Reveals and Restores

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Journey: Knowing God is With You Every Step of the Way

Starting a God-inspired journey can seem so daunting. It will take you out of your comfort zone, but God is with you every step of the way.  I keep hearing phrases like: get out of your comfort zone, make a change, become more involved. This can be exciting, scary, and exhausting. It can also be… Continue reading Journey: Knowing God is With You Every Step of the Way

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Uncertain: Allowing God to Guide Through the Unknowns

We all have the desire to know our future is secure. We fear the uncertain. When we surrender our plans to God, we have an assurance that He works for us and puts things together for our good.  Life is full of uncertainties. I fight against this fact, tooth and nail. I am a planner.… Continue reading Uncertain: Allowing God to Guide Through the Unknowns

Devotional · Stay Sane

Plans: Trusting God’s Goodness for Our Children’s Lives

Being a parent as a Christian means putting God first. Allowing God’s plans for our children can be scary, but we can trust His goodness. I don’t always put my best foot forward as a parent. Sometimes I lose my temper, don’t listen to everything my children have to say, and am too quick to… Continue reading Plans: Trusting God’s Goodness for Our Children’s Lives

Devotional · Stay Sane

Life: Four Keys to Handle the Life We Didn’t Plan On

Life is full of unplanned detours and painful pieces. So, how do we handle life when it doesn’t turn out the way we planned? Remember the 1994 movie “Forrest Gump?” Among the many quotables, Gump uttered the famous line: “Momma said life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.”… Continue reading Life: Four Keys to Handle the Life We Didn’t Plan On