Tag Archives: Hope

A Psalm of Lament

. A Cry to God   I’m not very fancy at praying (But that’s no secret to You)! Often, Your Spirit’s groanings Are about all that I can do.   So maybe if I write it out, In the early … Continue reading

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Romans 5 – 8 Chart

justified peace with God obtained our introduction into this grace hope of the glory of God tribulation… perseverance… character… hope the love of God the Holy Spirit… given to us Christ died for the ungodly justified by His blood we … Continue reading

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Balancing Act

About a week ago, I sat down to write this post. … A lot can happen in a week. … But we rise. Such occasional balancing acts are quite similar to brim-filled cup of hot coffee: the potentially scalding liquid … Continue reading

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Psalm 27 ~ Laura’s Version

In God I see things rightly, And I know He’ll take care of me. I have no reason to be worried about stuff. God promised to defend me, So there’s no one I should be afraid of. When those creepy … Continue reading

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“Something in the Water”

Billboard’s Top 100 shows Carrie Underwood’s “Something in the Water” still #42, 17 weeks on the Chart: “Got washed in the water, Washed in the blood and now I’m changed / And now I’m stronger / There must be something … Continue reading

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Abundant Lovingkindness

“You don’t lose friends, because real friends can never be lost. You lose people masquerading as friends, and you’re better for it.” –Mandy Hale I’m a grandma! The prettiest baby girl born in over 20 years has already stolen our … Continue reading

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Predicament’s Purpose

= – = Amidst all the trouble, crisis, or pain, We frequently wonder, “What’s to be gained?” Can we understand with our finite brains? Yes: predicament’s purpose is really quite plain. = – = We’ve all suffered things—‘need not say … Continue reading

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