Moments of Hope

Finding the Kind of Hope that Lasts
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Finding the Kind of Hope that Lasts

Hope. Such a small but powerful word – one that within its four letters holds victory or defeat for our lives. Without hope, we stop standing when difficult tomorrows attempt to push us down. Without hope our joy fades, identity disappears, and all that we value becomes meaningless. So, where do we find hope? Where…

A Prayer for Hope When Life Is Difficult
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A Prayer for Hope When Life Is Difficult

Prayer is one of my favorite topics to write about here in this space. I can’t imagine my life without bold prayers where I praise our awesome God, pour out all the contents of my heart, and petition on behalf of others. The kind of prayers where I find hope. But, the truth is, I…

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Bible Verses About Adoption That Will Give You Hope

All of life is complicated and requires direction, wisdom, and hope to survive with hands raised in victory. It wasn’t any different during the years of our adoption. We needed help to get through it victoriously. Undeniably, that unwavering help came from Scripture. Therefore, we started with Bible verses about adoption. Wherever you are in…

When Being Grateful Is Not Easy and You Need Encouragement
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When Being Grateful Is Not Easy and You Need Encouragement

Sometimes being grateful at Thanksgiving is not easy to do. Is that where you are this year or in this season? Or maybe it’s a close friend or family member. Whether the obstacles are large or small, we can all use an encouraging reminder to the power we gain from being grateful. When Being Grateful…

When Surrendering Is the Breakthrough We Need
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When Surrendering Is the Breakthrough We Need

I once wrote about starting the new year with hands wide open ready to receive what God has to offer. I’d realized I’d spent too much time gripping tightly the things of the past while missing out on the here and now. Not to mention the future. If we imagine our hands filled to capacity…