Category Archives: Hope

So We Pray

The healing can come when we open our heart and mind to the Holy Spirit. The inner pain that you didn’t even know about. Physical healing in this life. A daughter who took her own life. A best friend is … Continue reading

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Healing Rain

Brillance doesn’t get us to God but humility does. God is speaking in rumbles of thunder this morning. The lightning occasionally flashes over the lake. A light fog lifts moisture from Lake Michigan. We’re in a safe environment this morning. … Continue reading

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Hallowed Ground

I volunteer for a Hospice in my area. As a hospice vigil volunteer, we go into the home or nursing facility during the night hours to relieve the family. They get much needed rest while their family member is imminently … Continue reading

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A Distress Call

I’ve had a writing block lately which has been bothering me for a couple weeks. Maybe only writers understand this, but writing is not easy. I do love yoga pants and wear them whenever I can. But you don’t just sit … Continue reading

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Death Doesn’t Have the Final Say

The Lord told Moses, “Aaron will be gathered to his people, He will not enter the land I give the Israelites…” Numbers 20, portrays the story of the death of Aaron. It seems like such a sad and harsh treatment … Continue reading

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