Dwell in Hope by Lara Cook

Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices; my flesh also shall rest in hope. Psalm 16:9 How can we live at all if we don’t live in hope? We must dwell in hope if we dwell at all because to dwell without hope, is a dark, blank existence.  David knew this all too …

“If Only” By Elizabeth Hall

“If only I was married…”, “If only I made more money…” “If only I had her body…” “If only it was cooler…” “If only it was warmer…” It’s human nature – we’re always wishing, wanting and whining. Especially in this day and age, we never have to look far to see something that someone else …

The Castle Keep by Lara Cook

In all the old castles of England, there used to be a place called the keep. It was always the strongest and best-protected place in the castle, and in it were hidden all who were weak and helpless and unable to defend themselves in times of danger.  We can hide in the keeping power of …

Taking Off the Mask by Libby Meeker

I think the most powerful thing God has ever done for me is to expose my sin to the world. He stripped me of my mask and forced me to face my true, ugly self. I wasn’t great, I wasn’t perfect, I wasn’t “put together.” I was wearing a mask. Covering the bad parts of …