Category Archives: Bible

Breaking Free from the Ruts of Unbelief and Hopelessness

In recent months, I have contemplated a lot on the title of my blog page, “A Door of Hope.” Boy, have I been on a search for that door this year! A trying pregnancy, an even worse post-partum recovery, several ER … Continue reading

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When Your Heart is Gripped by Fear

My husband and I used to enjoy watching the television series, Once Upon A Time.  The writing and interplay between good and evil characters captivated us and drew us in.  The show is based on Disney fairy tales many of us … Continue reading

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An Exhausted Mama Finding Grace on a Sunday Morning

Sunday mornings can drain me.  There, I said it. Not quite something a pastor’s wife should say, I know. But, it’s the truth. On a normal Sunday, we rise up early to prepare for church. My husband leaves the house … Continue reading

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What Well Are You Drawing From?

When I became a mom, I was a tad bit naïve about how our lives would change.  It couldn’t be too hard to take care of a tiny person, could it? Boy, did I underestimate this thing called parenthood. Never … Continue reading

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When this Lonely Mama was on the Hunt for a Friend

Life as a stay-at-home mom has been fun.  What a great experience to see my son grow, learn, and play.  Sesame Street songs, soccer balls, playing T-Ball, dunking basketballs, and tossing footballs fill up my daily agenda.  It’s been a … Continue reading

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Finding Strength in the Lord in a Season of Waiting

Ever had someone make you a promise and not keep it? You receive the promise, fill up on hope, and then when the promise falls flat you feel like a popped, deflating balloon, releasing all hopefulness. One of the many … Continue reading

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Acquitted from the Law that Kills

Since becoming a stay-at-home-mom I have discovered a lot about myself.  I’ve learned some good things, but also a few not so good things, or, as described in “mommy” vocabulary, “yucky” things. Without fail, one of those “yucky” things continually … Continue reading

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Do You Remember the Time When…?

Often told to young ones and used in Children Bible books, the story of David and Goliath is one many of us grew up hearing. A story I frequently read growing up in church became so alive to me one … Continue reading

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