Hope for the Hurting during the Holidays

How to have Hope while Hurting during the Holidays

As we prepare to celebrate Christmas and revel in the Holidays, I’m taking a moment to speak to those who are hurting in heartbreaking silence.  I want to encourage you to have hope during this time of the year and every day. Whether suffering from loneliness, heartbreak, or maybe you’ve lost a loved one around …

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Dad is with Jesus

Dad Took the Romans Road to Glory: He’s with Jesus

Dearest Dad, Four years ago,  I wrote a guest post about you.  I talked about your love for music as you continued to battle with Alzheimer’s. The article was very well-received. I was taken by surprise by the number of people whose life has been affected by some version of this horrific disease. Now here …

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Why my Heart was Hurting as I watched the Grammys

Why my Heart was Hurting as I watched the Grammys

I have loved music as long as I can remember. Growing up in a Christian home, my mother played Christian radio always. As a teenager growing up in Houston, my rebellious heart grew tired of constantly hearing Sandi Patti. (whom I now enjoy listening to)  and others. I wanted to explore the fantastic world of …

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God, my word from You in the New Year is what?!

Ahhh, here we are. A New Year!  Can you believe we have survived the past twelve months and are here to speak about it?   I’ve seen mentions everywhere of things like a “fresh start”, what’s your plan?, and the dreaded have you made your “resolutions?” What are your goals as the clock spins into …

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Focused on the Forbidden Fruit or Focused on God?

Forbidden Fruit.  Sounds ominous or maybe a just little enticing?  For years we’ve read about or heard the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden.  I’ve always wondered what paradise must have been like that God created.   Lush greenery everywhere, crystal clear blue waters, and the most beautiful and luscious fruit …

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7 Promises of Hope you need to Know from God!

Throughout the Bible there are hundreds of promises from God. As I go through the triumphs and trials of renewing my faith and stroke recovery;  I want to share 7  Promises of Hope you need to know from God that encourage me every day. 1- Romans 5:8 states, “But God demonstrates His love for us in while …

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