Trying vs. Trust

Happy Thanksgiving week, friends!  Trusting God opens my eyes to see all the gifts He gives us.  I pray the words in this post move you one step closer to trust and gratitude.  These thoughts come right out of my journals, from my heart to yours!

Writing these posts has been a gift from God these past months.  Ideas and words come to me, and I write them down before I lose them.  An analogy comes to me, maybe as I weed or notice the grass growing out-of-control.  This has been a joy for me!  And then it’s my responsibility to respond, with the attention and work to put it into words.  This joy has been somewhat of a surprise to me!  IMG_20170915_102216535 (2)

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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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