Posts about Hope

Home: Are We There Yet?

Posted by Guest Blogger on February 13, 2020 in Community, Faith, Freedom, Hope

HOME This is home, as I peer out into the streets of a black history parade – with my family beside me that I haven’t seen in years. Oh, this is home. As the beads drop and the candy flies high in the sky and lands right into my little boys’ sun-kissed coily afro hair. […]

Deconstruction is Not a DIY Project

Posted by Guest Blogger on January 30, 2020 in Community, Faith, Hope, Wisdom

My always-curious daughter noticed a snail on our driveway and asked if I knew where snails find their shells. Thanks to the wonders of Google, I was able to answer her question and learned that snails are born with the ability to grow their own shells. After they hatch, baby snails eat the casing they […]

A Time to Rise

Posted by Guest Blogger on January 9, 2020 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Hope

“Then he said, Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep, but now I will go and wake him up.” John 11:11  It is a story we are probably all familiar with. Jesus’ friend, Lazarus, is sick. His sisters send for Jesus knowing their Teacher can heal. Jesus delays his return to Judea until Lazarus has died […]

See Your Way to Hope

Posted by Guest Blogger on January 2, 2020 in Guest Blogger, Hope, Prayer, Wisdom

I sit on the back porch watching my two oldest sons play soccer and giggle boisterously in the backyard below. Like many recent evenings, I am once again not feeling well. I like to fancy myself as a kind of Wonder Woman. (I mean, obviously I’m her doppelgänger and often get confused for her. Happens. […]

When Only Virtue Will Do

Posted by Guest Blogger on December 12, 2019 in Community, Faith, Hope

I’ve been in women’s ministry for about 20 years and one of my favorite things to do is take sisters through a journey of healing while studying the lives of women who were transformed by encountering Jesus. One of my absolute favorites is the woman in Mark 5 – the woman with the issue of […]