Category: Hope

A Thrill of Hope

It's the day after Christmas and, if I am being honest, I am glad this December is coming to an end. I have struggled a lot this month. It feels like everything I have put my hands to or planned has not worked out as I imagined it would. That mixed with a year of ...

I Remain Confident

For the past several years, Dan and I have chose a "word of the year" to focus on all year long. So as 2018 ended, we started praying about what 2019 would hold and we felt the word "confident" was the word for 2019. (Confidently Walking into 2019) I remember early in the year when ...

The Day I Kept Knitting

I really love to craft. Over the years I have dabbled in a lot of different crafts. I have painted, scrap-booked, made cards, stamped, attempted to sew and so many other things. While I try a lot of different crafts, I always go back to knitting. Over the years, I have knitted countless blankets, scarfs ...

Locked Doors and Open Windows

I rarely ever travel by myself anymore, and it seems that anytime I do I have some silly story about something I forgot to do simply because I’m usually not the only one that has to remember all the things. A few weeks ago I traveled for work and, sure enough, I have one of ...

Love Letters and Deleted E-mails

I have mentioned before that my love language is gifts (Love and Llamas). Any gift, even the simplest coffee or piece of candy, completely fills me with joy and makes my day. Dan has more than mastered my love language and throughout the years has surprised me with the best gifts. According to Gary Chapman, ...