Tag Archives: hope

On the Morn of Crucifixion

In the black shadows of the longest night,
when all of love and might seemed turned to naught,
it seemed that even angels dared not speak Continue reading

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The Promise & Prophecy of Spring

We need the remembering that we were born to planting, made for growing and filled with the promise of God’s own good yield, sown in the fields of heart and soul. Continue reading

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Prayer from the Heart of Prairie Country

What hope we hold for spring!
What desire for winter’s green promise,
the yielding of frozen earth to warming winds Continue reading

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Beyond Fire and Pain

Even when I cannot fathom the present moment, I will trust the coming hours to him who holds all things. Continue reading

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Of Grief and Pain, Loss and Hope

Some deaths are tragic, some horrific, some a welcome release. Even in the release, there is loss and sorrow. Continue reading

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School Shooting

Even in unimaginable tragedy, we see courage and compassion. There is no place too small for horror or for honor. Continue reading

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In the Face of Disturbing News

In the space of the unknown, there is room for sowing seeds of doubt… or of faith. I know which one has a better yield. Continue reading

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