Category: Hope

Third Blogiversary

Three years ago today, July, 28, 2017, I published my first blog to this space. To say I was nervous is an understatement. I didn't know what I was getting myself into, but I knew God had asked me to write and I knew I had to say yes. I remember I was nervous about ...

Where is Your Safe Place?

  This space has been very quiet lately. It's not that I have had a lack of thoughts or emotions because, believe me, I have a lot of feelings! It's because the words wouldn't come. I have opened my computer and sat at the screen for hours at a complete loss as to how to ...

Fear Lied to Me

I used to have a strong relationship with Fear. For most of my life, I thought Fear was my friend. I carried Fear wherever I went, and believed what it said about my situation and surroundings. I believed Fear made me cautious and smart. I believed carrying Fear with me made me safe from any ...

“Thank You” Doesn’t Seem Like Enough

A few months ago, Dan and I needed help around 10:30 at night. The problem we had wasn't an emergency, however the typical people that would come out and help were not available.  So after talking to a few different people, we spoke to a police dispatcher and a short while later two officers showed ...

The 2020 Word of the Year I Never Wanted

In early November 2019, Dan and I started talking about what our word of the year would be for 2020. This isn't the first time we have discussed a word for the year. In fact, we have been seeking God for a word to focus on each year since late 2014, and yet this year ...