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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 […]
September 12, 2013

Writing to Remember

  This hot day makes me long for all things fall especially the cool breezes – they are just around the corner! I know they are! […]
August 27, 2013


My husband was reading from the book of Matthew. You know the part where Jesus says, “Here’s what I want you to do: Find a quiet, […]
August 7, 2013

Tots and T(w)eens

As a 40 year old, I had plans for my life, plans to travel, launch my kids and start the second half of my life, on […]
July 30, 2013

An Agreement with Truth

Thwarted. A simple trip to run errands resulted in a forgotten receipt and a missed sale. Tears well up. That’s so stupid. Why are you crying? […]