“To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven: …A time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing; …A time to keep silence, and a time to speak.” The familiar words of Ecclesiastes 3:1,5, and 7 held new meaning as I found myself pressed against the damp, pasty skin of Colleen’s forearm, forced into a hug I didn’t initiate or reciprocate….
This article is about making the most out of a less-than-ideal situation.
When God is leading, unexpected things happen….
Fear and uncertainty isn’t from God.
No one gets to tell you your journey in getting from point A to B is wrong because it’s different from how they got there. Nobody. God is coauthor of your life, helping you write your story, but no two stories are exactly the same….
Praying for your enemies can be challenging, as Hope learns in this chapter.
Walk with Hope as Greg helps her uncover how the past Is affecting her present. FROM CHAPTER 4: “All it took was just one day—one false accusation—and the next five years of my life were turned upside down, along with any chance of me having a normal life.” …
Today would’ve been Mr. Dietrich’s 70th birthday. This tribute is for him!
Sometimes God uses memories to awaken the truth inside us, to stoke the need we have for Him, but only feel in His absence….
New twists and turns thrown at Hope and her family by Donald and Colleen has Hope wondering if living her life will ever be safe again.
FROM THIS CHAPTER: Concerned glances passed between those standing in the hallway, yet nobody moved. Everyone just stood there, gawking in silence. Blood circulation decreased in my arm as Colleen’s fingers tightened in brazened boldness around my elbow….