Tag Archives: Hope

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

Resented Rebukes

My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke, because the Lord disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. (Proverbs 3:1-12 NIV) Have you ever had a hard time rejoicing with those who rejoice? Felt disheartened when you heard someone else receive a compliment? Suffered dejection … Continue reading Resented Rebukes

Streams in the Desert (Israel Chronicles–Part 2)

Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.  Isaiah 43:18-19 NIV Today’s post is part 2 of the Israel Chronicles which is a series … Continue reading Streams in the Desert (Israel Chronicles–Part 2)

One Step Ahead Of You

The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” Deuteronomy 31:8 After twenty-seven-and-a-half years of marriage, my husband knows just what to say. When asked the most consequential question that wives have been asking their unsuspecting husbands … Continue reading One Step Ahead Of You

Commencement Of Miracles

You are the God of miracles and wonders! You still demonstrate your awesome power. Psalm 77:14 TLB In just over a week, my life will change forever. My son will graduate from High School. Unlike most parents, this has not been something to which I have looked forward with excitement. Graduations have always been difficult for … Continue reading Commencement Of Miracles

Bounty Hunters

You crown the year with a bountiful harvest; even the hard pathways overflow with abundance. Psalm 65:11 NLT I am a Bounty Hunter. Well, I am learning to be a Bounty Hunter. Not the kind like Dog, the Reality TV celebrity and not the kind that looks for quicker-picker-upper paper towels. Of course, by “bounty” I mean boun·ty  /boun(t)ē/. noun: … Continue reading Bounty Hunters