Hope in the Promise

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.

Hebrews 10:23

There is a couple I am friends with from my church who have been anxiously and excitedly awaiting the birth of their first child, a little girl. I have watched the past nine months as they have prepared for her birth: naming her, setting up the nursery, buying clothing, choosing God-parents, making decisions on parenting styles, etc. The last nine months have all been a preparation time for the end prize, a daughter (who should be born any day now!). One of the most beautiful parts of this entire time of preparation for me has been seeing how excited they are to meet their little girl. This morning while thinking about them, God began asking me, “Are you this excited to see me one day? Have you been using your time to prepare? What are you doing to be ready for my return?”

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With Every Breath

With every breath I know that God is alive. With every breath I know I’m not alone. With every breath I know I’m here for a purpose greater than myself. So no matter what surrounds me or how lost I may feel sometimes, as I breathe I hope. –Kathleen Sharpe


With every breath, I know that God’s alive.

I see him in the little things:

A bird’s song, a warm day, a smile from a friend.

God is in it all!

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