As the Christmas season begins, our hearts always turn to the Hope of Christmas: Immanuel, God with Us. How we need His hope today! As we think about what those words mean again–Immanuel, God with Us–maybe you can imagine this prayer conversation with God. Listen to the truths, and then pray your own prayer to Him.
Finding Hope and Assurance Wherever You Go
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 …
Encouraging Words for Discouraging Times
Encouraging Words In the ongoing aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, I wanted to share these encouraging words from an updated post. I hope these thoughts will encourage you today, wherever you are. When you find yourself in a storm of impossible circumstances, how do you get through it? What encouraging words do you need to hear?
Finding Hope When Good Intentions Go Bad
Good Intentions This year would be different. After all, gardens take work–and energy. I planned to minimize and maintain, nothing excessive this year. No need to buy new flowers. That’s why I planted perennials. It all started with five bags of mulch–one bag per rose. That should make a soft cushy bed for my new rose garden and an easy way to discourage weeds. Veggies from previous years, too deprived of necessary sun, lost their place to this heartier variety of Knock-Out® rose.