Find Hope in God’s Word When Your Plans Fail
June 8th, 2017

Find Hope in God’s Word When Your Plans Fail

Hannah DeMarco

Sometimes things just dont work out, I heard myself saying over the phone. Its okay. While my voice sounded convincing, I felt anything but okay. With that phone call, I had just given up my dream apartment with my dream roommates in my dream town. I said ...

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Feeling Incompetent? Bible Verses Offer Assurance
April 4th, 2017

Feeling Incompetent? Bible Verses Offer Assurance

Andrew Tomashewsky

The job was simple enough. I planned to take my infant daughter grocery shopping one Saturday afternoon while my wife was practicing organ for the Sunday service. I had the backpack set with diapers, toys, and Baby Bjorn, just in case. After I dropped my wife off at practice, ...

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Psalms of Lament for When You Feel Rejected
March 9th, 2017

Psalms of Lament for When You Feel Rejected

Hannah DeMarco

I have yet to meet someone who enjoys the feeling of being rejected. Of being told, “Thanks, but you’re just not good enough.” But it’s something that all of us feel at one time or another, not that we’re likely to admit it. Like a pile of crumbs, we ...

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4 Proverbs for a Disappointing Day
February 7th, 2017

4 Proverbs for a Disappointing Day

Hannah DeMarco

Being an idealist at heart, I often start my days with the highest of expectations. Morning Expectations Expectation : Wake up with the dawn. Exert maximum energy from the moment my eyes open. Go for a run. Shower. Fry myself an egg and make some ...

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Lost Sight of What Motivates You? Bible Verses Offer Hope
November 8th, 2016

Lost Sight of What Motivates You? Bible Verses Offer Hope

Hannah DeMarco

A pilgrim climbs up to the site of a cathedrals construction during Englands Middle Ages. He stands in awe as he watches thousands of workers collecting stones, hauling materials, chiseling reliefs and building complex arches. He studies a group of men working on a wall and asks them exactly ...

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Discover God’s Love When You Fear Rejection
November 3rd, 2016

Discover God’s Love When You Fear Rejection

Hannah DeMarco

My first grade teacher wasnt the first person to say it, but shes the first I remember. She said it after what would later become my go-to phrase flowed from my lips: Im so sorry! You dont always have to say sorry, she muttered as she turned her ...

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Feel out of Control? God’s Word Can Bring You Peace
October 18th, 2016

Feel out of Control? God’s Word Can Bring You Peace

Andrew Tomashewsky

Are you a to-do list person? I know I am. Sometimes I add items to my lists just so I can cross them off. Ill even jot a note to take out the trash even though its already out on the curb. In these moments, list-making feels good. It ...

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Feel Like a Failure? Bible Verses Can Bring Comfort
October 11th, 2016

Feel Like a Failure? Bible Verses Can Bring Comfort

Dottie McLoughlin

I was feeling restless and ready for a change when we drove past the For Sale sign, beckoning us to our next adventure. Within a few months, my husband and I were bed & breakfast owners. We had a lovely new home and enjoyed working hard to make ...

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