Jesus meets us in reality

It’s one of the moments I remember so clearly.  I was driving in the car with a dear friend a few months after my father passed away.  I had helped my mom sort through his office, deleted his cell number, wept when a military convoy drove by (he was career military), and had been processing “goodbyes” in countless other ways.

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Hope in Action is Love-Lived-Out!

Last week, I shared my Hope Giving List with you.  I have been thinking about the practical, lived-out connection between hope and love.  When hope is put into action, it sprouts and grows to become love-lived-out!  The ideas on this list have been part of life in our home, and have led to loving attitudes and ways of living.

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