Transforming the Darkness – Part 1

When you walk into a dark room with a flashlight in your hand, what happens?  Would you say, (A) that the light is penetrating the darkness or (B) that the darkness is overtaking the light?  I don’t think I am being too presumptuous to guess…

In Sickness and in Health

He was 23; I was 22.  I’ll never forget the look of terror on his boyish face as I walked down the aisle toward him.  He was probably right to feel that fear.  I don’t think any of us quite realizes what we are getting…

Hair

OK, so I get it that losing your hair is not that big a deal in the face of fighting a serious illness like breast cancer.  But now that I’ve had my first two chemotherapy treatments last week and this week, I can’t help thinking…

That Is Definitely Not What I Had in Mind

When I sensed God was moving me to a new phase in my life, I didn’t expect to be handed a second cancer diagnosis.  No, that is definitely NOT what I had in mind. Yes, I know His ways are higher than my ways and…

Any Reason for Hope Without God?

When people with a secular, humanistic worldview talk about hope, I can’t help but wonder what they hope in. When the son of one of my neighbors was going through treatments for cancer, she talked about the importance of hope.  But I know she sees…

Hope Will Not Disappoint

Romans 5 says “hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.”

Real Hope

Hope that is Biblical is not wishful thinking.  Biblical hope, which is true hope, is based on the character of God, who He is.