THE BARRIER OF FEAR

Fear has the ability to paralyze us, slow us, change us, make us. It challenges our faith. It challenges my faith. Today was a stormy day, weather wise that is. Hank was restless and anxious all day. Although the storms didn’t reach us until evening. He felt it coming. Sometimes Read more…

WELCOME TO THE FAITH GARDEN

Song of Solomon 2: 11-12 ESV For behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come Welcome to thegloryofhope.com blog…The Faith Garden. I honestly must say that the name, The Faith Garden, came from a dream. Read more…

COURAGE

I have been away from this for way too long! I apologize for my absence. Below I have copied a reading from one of this week’s devotionals. I simply cannot add anything to it. Enjoy… Courage  Be strong and let your heart take courage,all you who hope in the Lord.Psalm Read more…

SAVING HOPE

It’s interesting what a difference a year can make. Some years are givers, some takers. 2015 has been a taker. It has taken a lot to get through the year. A struggle actually. Losing my friend of close to 20 years, by boss and business partner. Struggling to keep a Read more…

THE MOCKINGBIRD STORY

Some of you that have known me for several years or have read The Glory of Hope know the story of the mockingbird. For those that don’t, I’ll catch you up. Around fall 1997 I pulled into my driveway and got out to check my mail. As I stepped out Read more…

CHANGING SEASONS

Sometimes when things seem to be falling apartthey may actually be falling into place. I believe our lives have seasons – just as the world around us has seasons. Those times when we are called to take a different path. Ones we weren’t expecting or anticipating. The call to look Read more…