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November 15, 2012

Which Path?

One day, I found myself speaking out at a time when it would have been better to be a good listener. I was really embarrassed and […]
October 31, 2012

Too good to be true?

Since coming to House of Hope, I feel like I have been constantly invited, often challenged, to believe and live in the promises of God. To […]
October 23, 2012

When my best isn’t good enough

I drive away, relief in solitude allowing at last the fractured bits of self to bend, snap. I break, rivulets forming, flowing. I tried so hard. […]
October 16, 2012

What about me?

Grace and mercy resonate with the deepest part of my soul And I can tell that God has bestowed upon me this precious gift Because time […]
October 9, 2012

Little Dee Dee

I saw her again today sweet little Dee Dee playing with dishes in the tiny cupboard mom made in the basement early in December many winters ago. […]
September 19, 2012

A way to belong

To belong. I don’t know about you, but this has been nearly a constant longing for my heart throughout my life, and one that has often […]
September 4, 2012

Burdens

Why is it we believe God needs us to achieve at a certain level in order to use us? Why is it we believe Him to […]
August 21, 2012

To share or not to share…

My story.  God’s story.  Whose story is it anyway? It’s not about me.  It’s God’s story of transformation in me.  It’s a story about God’s grace […]
August 7, 2012

Something still hurts!

have been working on my “stuff” for quite a few years. I’d say that I have labored long! If my life could be compared to an onion; […]