Tag Archives: Hope

My Reader Profile

As a writer, I’ve struggled to identify my target audience. It’s a dilemma that every writer faces. The more specific one can be, the better. But it has been hard for me to specify an audience by age or gender … Continue reading

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True Warrior

It is easy to get discouraged when faced with an insurmountable task. When those dark times come, impossibilities weight the mind with the fear that they’ll never be surmounted. Questions and confusion lurk like terrible shadows, casting a pall over the … Continue reading

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Anchors Away

An anchor can’t catch a trout, but a hook can. I’ve thought for so long that in order for me to do something great for God I need to have great faith and with it, great hope—hope and faith so … Continue reading

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Is It Worth the Cost?

So often I’ve believed in a dream with everything I’ve had, and in my hope, set goals to see it come true—only to end up watching it fail before my eyes. I’ve felt like a boy who spends a summer … Continue reading

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Tankfull

Life can get me down. Sometimes I just run out of gas. I wind up in a desert. Prickly cacti. Licking lizards. Hot rocks. The burning sun. The whole blue sky baking down.  Sometimes I get restless here. Wanna go … Continue reading

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Intimately Breathing

Proverbs 16:9 says, “In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps.” How does God guide me when I have the power to choose my own way? If I have free will, how does He … Continue reading

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Stopping Terrorism

The only way I know how to stop terrorism is through the work of the Holy Spirit. In my own power, I can do nothing. Although I long to do good, to help others, to lift up my neighbors and … Continue reading

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