hope to build on
Welcome to my blog, “Hope to Build On!” These are short, encouraging articles, often on topics such as relationships, worry, and faith. If you like what you see, please sign up to receive “Hope to Build On” by email. CLICK HERE to sign up. Thanks for reading!
Calm Down It’s Going to Be Ok
Many of us, and maybe most of us, are often either trying to calm down or stay calm. We may even tell other people, like our friends or our children, “calm down, it’s going to [...]
Jesus, Best Gift Ever
Jesus is the best gift ever. Period. That's what's on my mind this Christmas. I hope wherever you are in your relationship with God, this short post may be an encouragement to you. What's so [...]
Who are your role models?
Who are your role models? Who naturally comes to mind when I ask you that question? You don’t have to name all your role models. Notice the few who come to mind the easiest. How did [...]
For the fun of it
Writing and creating are some of my top passions, or things I do for fun. I've been writing and creating since second grade. How about you? What do you love to do? What's fun about [...]
2020 vision not so much
2020 vision is both a medical term and a metaphor often used in fundraising types of campaigns for the last 20 or so years. After the 2020 we all had, I’m now thinking of “2020 [...]
Hope to build on in good times and bad
Hope feels a little harder to come by these days. The pandemic, politics, protests, and precarious circumstances have many of us reeling. It would be one thing if any one of these things was hitting [...]