Day 29: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Follow

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My youngest daughter has expressed her independence for quite some time. It is never more pronounced than when I try to put clothes on her, change her diaper, or feed her. She shakes her head

Day 26: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Change

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If you find yourself pegged to the ground with violent words of judgement, know that God fashioned you from nothing. Look toward him, our Maker, our Creator. Character is built when no one is looking. God’s favorite testimony is the one that He seems for Himself as good. 

Book Review: A Forest, a Flood, and an Unlikely Star by J.A. Myhre

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This is J.A. Myhre’s third book in The Rwendigo Tales series. In it we travel along with Kusiima, the story’s main character, through an inner quest to find more about his late mother. Leaving behind Kussiima and Ngozi, Kusiima’s baby sister, we read that they live with their grandmother in a East Africa.

Day 21: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Give

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“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it” (Proverbs 3:27). Every third Saturday our neighborhood church hosts a food pantry. We are grateful

Day 19: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Brave

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  1985. I tugged at my bright ruffled skirt ready for the next danza in baile folklórico and had to stare Sebastian Galindo in the eyes, after he yanked on my trenza and called me

Book Review: Shalom Sistas by Osheta Moore

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Shalom Sistas: Living Wholeheartedly in a Brokenhearted World, written by Osheta Moore, was published by Herald Press. I had the pleasure of being on Osheta’s launch team and received an e-ARC in exchange for my

Day 17: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Grow

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Fall slows me down in the best ways. She begs attention & an awareness that I am more than what I produce or what I think I should produce. Fall is a reminder that all

Book Review: A Teen’s Guide to the 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman

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Grab this book. It’s not a thick read and it has quizzes and scenarios that are very fruitful and conducive to learning one’s own identity. 

Day 13: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Invite

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This is an invitation to plant life, a wild seed, in healthy soil. Where are you scattering joy? Where are you tilling hope? I started a garden last year. With high hopes and focused expectations,