All posts by Lisa Hempel

is an aspiring Bounty Hunter who is always looking for God’s Bounty– His grace and goodness– in the mundane and melancholy as well as in the miraculous. She is also a wife, mother of four adult children–two with Cerebral Palsy, grandmother and minister of the Gospel.
“You crown the year with a bountiful harvest; even the hard pathways overflow with abundance.” Psalm 65:11 NLT

The Victor

But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 15:57 So the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. The greatest thing about the game, besides the commercials and the great ending for Peyton Manning’s amazing career is that we now have a break from football for about six months! For … Continue reading The Victor

Westward Leading, Still Proceeding

“Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.” Psalm 119:105 NIV Four. hundred. years. of. darkness. Not one word from God during this time to His “chosen” people.  After the Babylonian captivity, Israel ceased to be an independent nation and became a minor territory in a succession of larger empires. Israel … Continue reading Westward Leading, Still Proceeding

Reluctant Gratitude (Revisited)

May the name of God be praised forever and ever, for wisdom and power belong to Him. He changes the times and seasons. Daniel 2:20-21 HCSB (Today’s post was originally published on November 27, 2013. ) Basking in the company of old friends getting together for a long overdue Girls’ Night out, we laughed as we all … Continue reading Reluctant Gratitude (Revisited)

A Prayer For The Owner Of The Empty Swing

(This is a repost from May 14, 2012.  It is the most shared/pinned post of anything I’ve written which tells me there are many who are grieving over being childless not by choice. This Mother’s Day, may we keep these brokenhearted in our thoughts and prayers.) A Prayer For The Owner Of The Empty Swing … Continue reading A Prayer For The Owner Of The Empty Swing