Have you ever found yourself in a place in life where you wondered if God was for you? Have you ever wondered if you could really be a “Christian”? And what does that even mean? Have you ever wondered if this God that everyone talks about could really want you after all you've done in this life?
Aloha and Happy New Year! I'm so pleased to be returning to the blog after spending some beautiful time with my family this past holiday season. This post is part of an Instagram series inspired by fellow Hope Writer, Becky McCoy's Brave Photo Challenge, which can be found on my IG homepage. (You don't need an IG
As the year winds down, and we all reflect on all that God has blessed us with this year: the joys and triumphs, as well as the sorrows and tragedies, I take in a deep breath and the taste of hope lingers on my tongue, the smell of victory lingers in my nostrils, and as
Love. It's so simple, yet in our fallen world, it can sometimes be one of the hardest things to do. How do you love someone who has betrayed you? How do you love someone who has done wrong to you or a loved one? How do you love someone who has taken the life of
The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. -John 1:14 (NIV) This imagery is so powerful that Christians around the world wrap up the Christmas season with this verse. But have
I spent a good deal of this early morning trying to sort out my thoughts of the past months and especially on the results over the past day. And I could go on about the elections... BUT that's all over and done. Our votes have been tallied. The people of our country have spoken. Well-informed or
Ask anyone today - especially those of the younger generation - and there is a very real - and dangerous - trend in the world: FOMO, or the "fear of missing out." It's an acronym that's engrained itself into many of our lives or in the lives of people we know. Everywhere we look, we find our
Aloha friends! I think Fall may have finally made its way here this past week. Maybe it's the clear skies and breezy winds. Maybe it's the temporary absence of humidity. Maybe it's the ever so slight crispness in the air. Like Spring, Fall in Hawaii is fleeting. One moment the winds take a break and the