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November 16, 2016

Look Her in the Eye

Cathy, a cute young woman, walks up the wooden steps onto the spacious front porch of the beautiful old house on Second Avenue. She opens the […]
November 7, 2016

A Little Child Will Lead Them All

How many times has God sought to teach me rest? How fully and consistently do I struggle against my heavenly parent who simply wants to be still with me? And yet, my miniature person, with all of four years experience on this earth, sees through the depths of my hustle and speaks into the lies of performance-based-value… and my eyes start to see a little clearer.
November 7, 2016

A Reflection on Women’s Ministry Leadership Summit

"All of these topics equipped us on the trek toward more efficient, healthy and Christ centered leadership. Keep it up, House of Hope! You are doing a great job of encouraging and equipping women to live full and healthy lives by offering opportunities to heal so that the focus can shift toward leading women who also need to heal and to grow into all God has prepared for them."
October 4, 2016

Shade of Gray

In the mirror she stands 5’4 ½. She is not as cute as I remember her. Her eyes are puffy and her skin is far too […]
September 30, 2016

I am NOT a Pioneer

You know how some people just love to innovate, discover and forge new territory? Yeah, well…that’s not me. I am much more comfortable settling into familiar […]
September 27, 2016

Ready for Freedom

Have you been feeling stuck lately? Do you see patterns in your life that, quite frankly, you are SICK of? Do you find yourself enabling others […]
September 7, 2016

Living Inside Out

Have you ever watched the recent Pixar movie released by Disney called “Inside Out?” It is a wonderful story of a girl named Riley, who faces […]
August 4, 2016

Every. Single. Piece.

I don’t particularly care for puzzles. I get impatient trying to figure out how the pieces fit together, and the process feels painstakingly slow. By the […]
July 6, 2016

Voicelessness & Shower Curtains

“Mommy, do you remember when you lost your voice?” The question took me off guard. Although I don’t know what prompted the memory, my 4-year-old daughter […]