Posts Tagged "hope"

Press On Strong

Press On Strong

As many of you know, I’m working on a new book that will release with Zondervan next year: Jesus in my Room   At least that’s what it’s called for now.  We’ll see if they change it or not. Have you ever worked on something where you continually feel that streeeetch of the soul? Then you know how I feel. Sometimes I wish I could order a little more trust and patience.  Maybe press the “buy with...

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Your Blooming Dreams

Your Blooming Dreams

Dear God-Sized Dreamer,   When fear screams as loud as your dreams, drink Him in. He will brighten you.   Your Creator is a dreamer too. He “gets” you and He wants to work with you. The soil is tough, but the same Spirit who raised Christ from the dead, breathes in you.   He is your whole reason to dream. The One who holds you will bring it to pass in due season....

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Poem For God-Sized Dreamers

Poem For God-Sized Dreamers

  Dream a dream.  A God-sized dream.  But never dream alone. Link hearts with God, your dream-Maker, in every dream-seed sown.   That hope he planted in your heart to do that God-sized thing~ Keep dousing it with prayer and work, and watch your dream take wing.   The path of dark and dirty soil may hide you long and low, but deep in Christ, you’re safe to trust He’ll grace you as...

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Good Words and Flying Balloons

Good Words and Flying Balloons

It was a no good, really bad day, and I couldn’t hide my tears. To make matters worse, my son caught sight of me as he scuttled by. But he held his calm.  He did a double take, and flashed a smile. “You’re God’s warrior,” he said. I blinked.  Did that really come from his twelve year old mouth? His words found their place.  They flickered some kind of light in me.  You know how love plus truth...

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Scars of Trust

Scars of Trust

It felt like a punch in the gut. My husband and I wrote this for the classifieds: FREE older playground set, complete with swings, slide, and climbing fort.  First person to pick it up, gets it! We fielded constant calls before a couple finally padded across our lawn, inspecting their potential treasure. “Oooh…” they gushed.  “Our kids will looove it!  But we can’t pick it up until Monday.  Is...

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