Category Archives: Hope for the hopeless

HOPE FOR THE HOPELESS

I’ve always believed in God.  I’ve known since an early age that I would some day go to heaven, but at the time I had no plans on doing so.   It wasn’t brainwashed into me.  I had plenty of questions … Continue reading

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THE TWO FACES OF MAN

   This weekend we enjoyed a high school musical production of “Jekyll & Hyde,” the horrific story of an ordinary man overtaken by the ultimate evil.  The haunting melodies and passionate lyrics were entirely captivating.  Originally penned by Robert Louis … Continue reading

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WHY ARE SO MANY SO ANGRY?

I went in for my annual physical this morning and while waiting, I heard a woman’s voice screaming at the top of her lungs.  At first it scared me, because I have seen video clips of people freaking out at … Continue reading

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IN CHRIST ALONE

In Christ alone my hope is found,He is my light, my strength, my song;this Cornerstone, this solid Ground,firm through the fiercest drought and storm.What heights of love, what depths of peace,when fears are stilled, when strivings cease!My Comforter, my All … Continue reading

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WAITING

My life so far has been a great opportunity for me to grow closer to God. I consider it my time of grace. God has been patient with me. He knew before I did that I would have moments of … Continue reading

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ROLLER COASTER

When you ride a roller coaster, you feel anticipation, The thrill of each wild moment, the freedom of inhibition. Your spirit soars as you reach each rising peak. Your stomach rushes into your throat. You can no longer speak. The … Continue reading

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LIFE CHANGER

When I was in sales I heard something that really stuck in my measly little mind. “The hardest door to open is your own.” So often we hide in the security of our own safety net and never venture beyond … Continue reading

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Hearts Melting

Intricate patterns of geometrical shapes Created one by one. Snowflakes – Each with a unique design. Like us they are not only unique, They are destined to melt down. They float gently through their brief existence – Maybe experiencing an … Continue reading

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Life Changes

Sitting, waiting, thinking, Time goes by – nothing changes. We try to understand, we work hard – nothing happens. We try to control, we blame God – no difference. While we wait, life goes on. We sit, we wait, we … Continue reading

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BARRENESS

The barrenness of life is not limited to the womb. We all face empty moments that slowly souls consume. We hide from time – we cloak our heads – In closets safe we stay. We cannot face the guilt we … Continue reading

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