Tag Archives: Hope

Drought–The Blessings of Dry Times

Here is the third and final set lesson notes from September’s New England Ladies’ Retreat. Several have asked that I share my notes. It seemed easier to clean them up a bit and post them here. They are not in narrative … Continue reading

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Stormy Seasons: Hold On to the Promises

I had the blessing and privilege of God walking me through lessons to share for September’s New England Ladies’ Retreat recently. Several have asked that I share my notes. It seemed easier to clean them up a bit and post … Continue reading

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When the Questions You Ask Aren’t the Ones You Need Answers To

Sidle up, Friends. It’s time for a little rest on this dusty journey. Grab a stone, shade your eyes from the noonday sun and look up.   You can tell a lot about someone by the way they talk to … Continue reading

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Something You Can Count On

There’s just something about the midnight blue dawning, where Night meets Day to hand off the sheltering of all that is living. There’s a strip of beauty in this relay of ending and beginning. As the baton of time changes … Continue reading

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More than Death and Taxes

Today I am thinking about what we can really count on in this life. There aren’t many things that are a sure thing. Yes, death, taxes. What else? That we will eventually be hungry again–hungry for food, hungry for time, … Continue reading

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Waking Up Under a Boulder

Woke up grumpy and discouraged, trying to pray these daggers of Satan away: blame, frustration, despair, apathy, temptation of abandonment (if I ignore it, it doesn’t matter). Trying to keep the issue wrestled to the ground and nailed with a … Continue reading

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