• Encouragement

    Hope for Discouraged Hearts Part 4

    Ever feel like the “No” train makes too many stops at your station? In our lifetimes, we will most likely hear the word “No” more than “Yes.”  This is our reality on this side of eternity.  When Jesus lived among…

  • Encouragement

    Hope for Discouraged Hearts Part 3

    This morning I felt crumpled on the side of my current mountain, before I hauled my cookies out of bed.  The rain slashing against the windows felt like a special effects choice perfectly suited to my inner gloom.  The heroine…

  • Encouragement

    Hope for Discouraged Hearts Part 2

    Unmet expectations can destroy a marriage, ruin a business, split a church and crush the human spirit.  Every hour of every day our minds are filled with sets of expectations for everyone with whom we engage and everything to which…

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    Hope for Discouraged Hearts

    Discouragement finds us all, whether you’re leading a family of two or a company of thousands.  The blues can sneak up gradually through a series of losses.  One day, we realize we’ve lost the oompah in our loompah and we…