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December 4, 2017

Erica’s Story

  I first came to the House of Hope through an anonymous gift of Phase I of the Ultimate Journey. I was struggling with never feeling […]
November 21, 2017

Giving All

My neighbor asked if I had extra tomatoes. “Sure I do! Of course I do!” We had reached the time of year when the garden was […]
November 15, 2017

No Matter The Circumstance

Far easier is it for me to imagine that I am a woman of thanksgiving than it is to actually live in thanks. When pressed most […]
November 8, 2017

5 Steps To Take In The Grind

It was Saturday evening, and the Wieck-Rwayitare household was knee-deep in the middle of a grind. You know the one… multiple crabby days in a row […]
October 18, 2017

Biblical Womanhood? Part 2

Here is another beautiful look at biblical womanhood! We are so excited about Woman Up, an opportunity for us to celebrate and encourage each woman’s distinct […]
October 11, 2017

Biblical Womanhood?

When Josh and I moved back to Cedar Rapids, his job at the time was a dual-role position. He was the Worship and Youth Pastor for […]
September 13, 2017

Did you hear me?

Have you had a tough conversation lately? One that left you reeling in the aftermath, and picking up pieces of the conversation, turning them over and […]
September 7, 2017

Be You.

My twelve year old daughter loves Taylor Swift. Shocker. This past weekend she offered the full play by play of the new TS video and how […]
August 29, 2017

Good Grief

The Charlie Brown generation is familiar with his famous phrase “Good grief.” I never thought much about those words until I found myself in the middle […]