Mining Gold From a Dark Season

For those who merely survive and attempt to run ahead into what seems more promising, the glance backward only paves the road of doubt that leads so many hearts to wander astray. But for those who are willing to sift through the ashes of devastation and disappointment – to get honest with God and listen for His wisdom and truth in the middle of it all – the glance backward paves the road with faith that has become like shining gold.

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The Collision of Grief and Hope

I can step into this holiday season, even with all the chaos and limitations slapped over it, with a heart that is heavy but hopeful. Because of Jesus, Who is ever present with us, grief collides with hope and yields an incredible opportunity for moments that add depth and richness to the fabric of my vulnerable life…I need those moments right now. And Dear Woman of Breakthrough, so do you. … More The Collision of Grief and Hope

Hope is a Silver Lining I Can’t Erase

True hope never disappoints, because it is rooted in the things which Jesus has accomplished for and given to me. When I get off track, and it feels like my hopes have been shattered, I can know that these were misplaced hopes, and that there is still a very real and unchanging hope – a silver lining that nothing and no one can erase because it has been irreversibly placed like a banner over my life … More Hope is a Silver Lining I Can’t Erase