I hate to hope, but…(Go Chiefs!)

Back in December, Jack tried out for jazz band as a percussionist. He missed the first day of tryouts because he was working on a failed attempt at a sewing project in his FACS class (at this point, literally the week of Christmas break, he had a D in FACS. A D. Because he just…

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A Flicker of Hope

One dark, early morning last week I stood silently at my bathroom window and listened to the croak of one last frog in our pond, the same kind of frog who is the first to wake up in the spring. It seems like so long ago, but I remember when Matt found me one early…

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A Window Into Hope

            And now, Lord, what do I wait for? My hope is in You (Psalm 39:7 NKJV). On this first Sunday morning of Advent, we light the candle of Hope. Hope is closely tied to the word advent, which derives from a Latin word that means “coming” or “arrival.” On this…

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