wait for hope to appear

Lam 3:19-31 the Message 19 I’ll never forget the trouble, the utter lostness, the taste of ashes, the poison I’ve swallowed. 20 I remember it all––oh, how well I remember––the feeling of hitting the bottom. 21 But there’s one other thing I remember, and remembering, I keep a grip on hope: 22 God ‘s loyalContinue reading “wait for hope to appear”

seventy times seven

Some days feel more like a daze. I feel like I have been shot, or numb to the core. I’ve been wounded, but not physically. An unkind word, a hard situation, a back been turned towards me, hands pulled away. Someone has hurt my feelings again. It takes some time to figure out what happenedContinue reading “seventy times seven”

and then there were two…

It is always interesting to me to find someone else who is thinking like me. Not because I am such a great intellectual thinker, but because I look at things, as we all do, with my own unique viewpoint, based on my skills, gifts and life experiences. Today, I reconnected with a good friend IContinue reading “and then there were two…”

broken hearts

Over the past several months, i have met with two recently abandoned girl friends whose lives have been thrown into crisis. Both of them now have hurting children, homes they are not sure they can afford to keep, and a more uncertain future moving ahead without their husbands. In these cases, both women had spousesContinue reading “broken hearts”