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January 2, 2014

Purpose in Pain?

Pain has a way of getting our attention and forcing us to slow down, sometimes it even forces us to take a serious break from our normal routine […]
December 27, 2013

Trials

Romans 8:35, 37 (NLT) “Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love?  Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, […]
December 12, 2013

Looking for Joy

Grabbing my finger, the little two-year-old, so full of excitement, pulled with determination. “Where is Joy hiding this morning, Abigail?” “Doy, Gramma, Doy!” Sure enough, she […]
November 26, 2013

God, Boundaries, and Thankfulness

Tonight is the last night of the Boundaries course that I have been co-facilitating with Stephanie here at the House.  It has been such a worthwhile […]
November 12, 2013

I Can’t Do This!

We know the story well. Jesus had just come to the end of a 40-day fast in the desert where the devil had come to him […]
November 6, 2013

Be Small

It was such a gift. Walking with my Father. A cool, peaceful October night. Me swift and silent in the darkness. The brightest stars cutting through […]
October 24, 2013

Life in community

Every day at House of Hope we are blessed.  Who are we?  We are the woman coming in for a class.  We are the resident – […]
October 7, 2013

Picture of a living stone

We’ve had several requests for a printed copy of the final part of Executive Director Katie Sandquist’s message at the House of Hope Banquet. So, we […]
September 27, 2013

Bold and Stouthearted, with a Leaping-for-Joy Heart

Psalm 138: 3 When I called, you answered me; you made me bold and stouthearted. Psalm 28:6-7 Praise be to the LORD, for he has heard […]