we have no control of where or how the storms come in our lives. It may barrel straight through or slow and pass by.
image provided for Sarah Beckman There's nothing like reading a book that you wish you had earlier but then realizing the Lord directed you to survive in the very way the author has suggested. That's what I found in Sarah Beckman's book, Hope for the Hard Places. That is exactly what happened to me. Our … Continue reading How to Find Hope in the Hard Places
Inside the Doors of Mayo Clinic As soon as we entered through the doors at Mayo Clinic, we felt peace and hope. We had never experienced anything like the atmosphere and the love and care we felt when we arrived. When we turned the car onto the campus we felt peace. We saw beautiful landscaping with … Continue reading Mayo Clinic – How Healthcare Should Be Done
10 Hannah was in deep anguish, crying bitterly as she prayed to the Lord. 11 And she made this vow: “O Lord of Heaven’s Armies, if you will look upon my sorrow and answer my prayer and give me a son, then I will give him back to you. He will be yours for his entire lifetime, and as a sign … Continue reading Two Lessons from Hannah’s Prayer
NOTE: I received this book at no charge in exchange for writing this review. These words are my own opinion and I have not been compensated to say them. Dare to Hope again Have you been losing your hope lately? What is it that is pulling you down into despondency? Sickness? Fear? Guilt? Worry? Grief? Discouragement? … Continue reading Book Review: Fully Alive
What a beautifully, inspiring movie! "Breathe" is an inspiring true story. After being paralyzed by polio at age 28, Robin Cavendish refuses to be immobile and with his loyal wife, Diana, becomes an advocate for the severely disabled. "Breathe" is the feature-film directing debut of actor Andy Serkis. I love to see how others have made their way … Continue reading Movie Review: Breathe
Write 31 Days: Prompt: Hope If it weren't for Hope in Jesus I would be lost. Here's one of my favorite hymn selections Hymn: The Solid Rock Author: Edward Mote Edward Mote was born in Upper Thames Street, London, Jan. 21, 1797. Through the preaching of the Rev. J. Hyatt, of Tottenham Court Road Chapel, he … Continue reading My Hope is Built on Nothing Less
Discover With the Wisest Man on Earth Even though he was the wisest man of all time, King Solomon discovered much in his life. It's kind of comforting to know that the wisest man of all time discovered that life is pretty much meaningless. If it was meaningless for him, no wonder we feel that … Continue reading Discover the Meaning in Life