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cloak of hope

Cloak of Hope Resurrected

Cloak of Hope Form of a condemned caterpillar, known by a Creator wholoves the despised. Chosen to shed the itchy filth and red rags of hopelessness And emerge into a purple cloak of hope–You delight in me! Turning My Page: […]

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Healing Among Tombs

Healing Among Tombs

Healing among the Tombs emerged from time studying the demon-possessed man described in Mark 5. I wrestled with and even hesitate to post anything in this arena. I have edited this intro repeatedly, but a wise friend suggested, “If you […]

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Freedom Starts Hope

Freedom Starts With Hope

Freedom starts with hope. Realizing the power of trust, belief, and faith, inherent in the word has kept me reaching out and allowing others to reach in no matter what crisis comes my way. I have been struggling lately. Sometimes […]

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Conviction Overturned by Love

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. John 3;16 Turning My Page: Conviction Overturned by Love Conviction certain, I trembled as the sentence […]

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parenting an adult in crisis

Parenting an Adult in Crisis

Turning My Page Parenting an adult child is both a joy and full of landmines and challenges. Each stage of my children’s development has been a pleasure, and when my oldest reached for more independence, I loved watching him gain […]

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Faucet of Hope

Leaky Faucet of Hope

Jesus answered, “If you knew the gift of God and who is asking you for a drink, you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.” John 4:10 ESV I have been contemplating the ripple effect […]

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Reframing our Suffering

Reframing Suffering

Turning My Page: Reframing Suffering Reframing Suffering The portrait slumped in the back corner of the attic. Her head folded in resignation of neglect—abandoned. “A beginner’s musings,” I guessed, ready to dismiss my discovery. But something drew me to the […]

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Lean in to hope

Lean in to Hope

Have you ever contemplated the vast effect of those first moments with Jesus? Many lives have been changed over the centuries because one baby was born. Two thousand years later, men and women are still willing to lay down their lives for this child gifted by God to redeem us.

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Dream Bigger

Dream Bigger

This is God’s Word on the subject: “As soon as Babylon’s seventy years are up and not a day before, I’ll show up and take care of you as I promised and bring you back home. I know what I’m doing. […]

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Holiday Depression Survival Kit

No one plans on unwrapping depression during the holidays.

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” (Hebrews 11:1 KJV)

Depression is a gift not easily returned to a store.

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Suicide Hotline

National Suicide Hotline

If you or a loved one are in immediate danger, call the National Suicide Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or go to the website at  SuicidePreventionLifeline.org.