Why do we make it so difficult? Why so much hard work where it doesn’t count as much and little work where the work is most needed? I think the answer lies in the fact that we are afraid. It’s easier to do the easier complicated things than to do the hard simple things. I… Continue reading Sheep, Goats, and Unnecessary Labour.
To hope is to be truly alive! "And now abide faith, hope, love, these three..." -(1 Corinthians 13:13) Hope is essential. So essential, it made it to a very short list, which includes love of all things! When I started Hope's Diaries, I never imagined how great a thing hope was. I thought I knew… Continue reading Hope, How I’ve Missed You!
"...for the joy of the Lord is your strength." (Nehemiah 8:10) This world can be a difficult place some times; and during certain seasons of our lives, maybe more often than not. I've found myself moving down some good old paths as well as starting new things. I love new beginnings. But I realize new… Continue reading Chasing Joy
The Lord is my Shepherd, I lack nothing. Go on... He makes me lie down in green pastures. Wow. If I'm sheep lying down in the only food I want to eat, and surrounded by it, then that's where I want to be. He leads me beside quiet waters. Again, really feeling this whole sheep… Continue reading The Twenty-Third Psalm
I wrote that heading to get your attention; I would much prefer to title this post, "An Invitation to Trust." Anyway... We are constantly being spoken at, being pushed and pulled from all sides. Life with it's devilish gifts makes us offers of multiple dimensions, hard to ignore. Loudest above all the noise of the… Continue reading An Invitation to Fear