All posts filed under: Hope

Finding Comfort in What Has Been

So, I proudly walked into the living room last night wearing a sweatshirt that is nearly 25 years old. This was hiding in the back of my closet and I thought “I need to see if this still fits” (it does very well in fact). […]

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What Do I Want for Christmas?

Worship has completed. I came home to a quiet, still house. All seem asleep. Santa arrived. Its my quiet time after the full-ness of the Advent season and the additional full-ness of Christmas Eve night. As I sit here in our living room which is […]

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Melted Away

Poured out, melted away…there are times that we all feel that way. Whether its the busy-ness of life, stresses that come, people who hurt us, struggles with health…there are times that we feel that there’s not much left in the tank. The poem that started […]

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BFTJ – Aug 28 – A Grateful Death

Today’s devotion from Nouwen got me thinking about gratitude. He focused on how we choose to come to our final days whether with bitterness and resentments or with gratitude and thanksgiving. As I prayed about this, I focused more and more on the gratitude side […]

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Imago Gospels – Bonus – Mountains

This picture isn’t tied to a specific Scripture passage, but just something that I was reflecting upon during our flight to Doha, Qatar today. Our flight had us going down from Europe, over the Black Sea and Turkey, and then skirting the border between Iran […]

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