How to Experience Hope in Hopelessness

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I didn’t get out of bed until 11am. Yesterday I took a mid-day nap and fell asleep reading shoulder to shoulder with our oldest at 8pm. Motivation has withered. Purpose is foggy. I applied at the library- the library, friends. The very one which holds my book on its shelf, and I couldn’t even get an interview. Bryan has applied …

What I heard on a “Silent Retreat”

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There was five, very “unsilent” of us gals that accepted the invitation to a “Silent Retreat.”

I went with no expectations, no God’s gonna write in the sky, or I’m going to have a crazy vision.

The day before I’d read in Jesus Calling about being still, and focusing on being with God. Sarah Young’s words stayed close, “While you wait in My Presence, I do My best work within you: transforming you by the the renewing of your mind…Do not seek Me primarily for what I can give you. I am deeply grieved when My blessings become idols in their hearts.”

Oh, how I don’t want His blessings to become the sole reason I worship. And so I went to simply enjoy Him.