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“We seek to become more like Christ, because the more like Christ we are, the more others will like Christ.”

Hurdles: Hurt, Hinder, or Hurtle?

A Dose Of Hope Hurdles: Hurt, Hinder, or Hurtle? Has someone hurt you? Have you encountered a hurdle that looks daunting? Has lack of training, funding, or even outright opposition hindered you from reaching your goal? Hurdles can hurt, hinder,...

Bloom Where You’re Planted

A Dose Of Hope Bloom Where You're Planted! This was a lesson my father taught me. When I found myself in a desert place, not where I wanted to be, I remembered that I could either be bitter, depressed, discouraged, or I could bloom with hope....

Hurdles: Hurt, Hinder, or Hurtle?

A Dose Of Hope Hurdles: Hurt, Hinder, or Hurtle? Has someone hurt you? Have you encountered a hurdle that looks daunting? Has lack of training, funding, or even outright opposition hindered you from reaching your goal? Hurdles can hurt, hinder,...

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Bloom Where You’re Planted

A Dose Of Hope Bloom Where You're Planted! This was a lesson my father taught me. When I found myself in a desert place, not where I wanted to be, I remembered that I could either be bitter, depressed, discouraged, or I could bloom with hope....

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Got Weeds? Sow Seeds!

A Dose Of Hope Got Weeds? Sow Seeds! My Grandpa had a problem with weeds in his fields. His solution? He planted alfalfa. He sowed seeds. Those seeds grew into plants that crowded out the weeds. Jesus told a parable about weeds and how we are...

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Fired Up!

A Dose Of Hope Fired Up! One summer my parents went on a mission trip and I stayed home to take a college summer school course. One of the Sundays while home alone I came home from church and thought, “A broiled tomato sounds yummy.” So, I took...

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Planks

A Dose Of Hope Planks One of the most frequent prayer requests I receive is for restored relationships. When I pray for restored relationships I ask God to provide opportunities for planks. One plank here, another there, then another, and...

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Driven

A Dose Of Hope Driven I am a firm believer in praying the Lord’s Prayer every day. That means that every morning I pray, “Thy will be done.” If I neglect this practice (I practice but I am still not perfect!! Not by a long shot!!), then I find...

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