Need hope and assurance? We all experience seasons where we especially need that hope and assurance more than ever. Today, my guest author, Fran Caffey Sandin, shares how she has found–and given–hope to others both in her travels and in her life. In her new devotional, Hope on the Way, Devotions to Go, Fran encourages readers to find hope and assurance even in the detours and various seasons of life. In one of Fran’s chapters, she talks about her trip to the Canadian Rockies, Mt. Denali in Alaska, the Grand Tetons in Wyoming, and Glacier Park in Montana. Visiting those beautiful places …
Several years ago, my husband and I took an awe-inspiring trip to Alaska, compliments of some very loving people. Here are ten lessons from God’s creation and from Alaska that God showed me–about God’s character and ours.
Finding God in the Outdoors can involve private sanctuaries, only in a different way than what you might think.
Finding God in the outdoors is easy. His fingerprints are all over His creation. We learn so many lessons about His character when we stop and listen.
Drooping. Lifeless. Abandoned. Destined for the trash. Appropriate word choices for the plant sitting on the bargain rack of our local home improvement garden section. But you wouldn’t describe these flowering petunias with those same words, would you? Yet that pathetic description fit this hanging plant perfectly when I bought it a couple of weeks ago. Could it bloom again? Would it form soft, lilac petals again on its tired, worn stems?