Category: Trials

Bold Hope

I had one of those hard-to-shake dreams last night. I nearly always wear a simple silver ring with the word “hope” etched into its surface.  It’s a tangible reminder for me to stay aware of beauty and God’s goodness, to…

Facing the After Christmas Let-Down

By Katie Heid The Christmas tree is finally down in my home.  We’ve gorged ourselves on the remaining sweets.  Tinsel and ornaments are tucked away, and the outside lights no longer illuminate the neighborhood. Those wonderful sights of Christmas anticipation…

Leave it All Behind

“Leave it all behind. Leave it all behind.” I’m listening to these words from the Casting Crowns song, The Well.  Singing in my best Mark Hall imitation voice, I revel in Jesus’ willingness to take all my burdens on Himself while…

Happy New Year ~ Welcome 2019!

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. ~ 2 Corinthians 5:17 This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope. The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail.…