Archive for the 'Hosanna' Category

Nov 05 2011

Remembering two of my sons

One year ago yesterday we found out that our sweet son Hosanna died, and it will be a year ago on Tuesday since he left the secret depths of my body. Two years ago today our adorable little Peace died & was born into my hands, just a few mere hours after we saw his […]

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Oct 15 2011

Anticipating Heaven

Today I am anticipating so many things. Finishing some things on our house. Moving day. Baby Nine’s arrival. Heaven. Wait a second, did you read that right? Yes, indeed: you did. I said heaven. I suppose heaven is something that most Christians would say they anticipate, but today I am anticipating it in a particular […]

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Jun 19 2011

my vineyard

Published by under Beloved,Faith,Hosanna

This morning in church, I sang a meditation based on Habakkuk 3:17-19. The Scripture reads, “Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the […]

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Jan 10 2011


Published by under Hosanna

Nine weeks ago today we said goodbye to our baby boy. Most people think it’s been much longer, what with all the craziness and bustle of the holidays that has passed since then. It is easy to lose track, or take time for granted, especially when someone is distanced from the situation. Since losing our […]

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Nov 07 2010

Hosanna Praise

Published by under Grief,Hosanna

Psalm 109:26 Help me, O LORD my God! Save me according to Your steadfast love! Come and mourn and grieve with us. Mourn over the passing from this life to the next of your co-heir eternal, Hosanna Praise. Grieve with us in our heartache and loss. We pray that God would give us the faith […]

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Nov 04 2010


Published by under Grief,Hosanna

Psalm 143:1 Hear my prayer, O LORD; give ear to my pleas for mercy! In Your faithfulness answer me, in Your righteousness! The ultrasound was so quick. I wanted to beg the doctor to let me just stare at our little baby for a while longer. But he gave me a little picture instead. Our […]

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Nov 04 2010

Praying, IV

Published by under Faith,Hosanna,Quotes

Beware in your prayer, above everything, of limiting God, not only by unbelief, but by fancying that you know what He can do. Expect unexpected things, above all that we ask or think. Each time you intercede, be quiet first and worship God in His glory. Think of what He can do, of how He […]

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Nov 03 2010

Praying, III

Published by under Faith,Hosanna

2 Timothy 1:7 God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. Oh God, allow us not to give in to a spirit of fear, but give us power by Your Spirit, love beyond measure, and self-control that we can not explain. Please fill us with Yourself and take […]

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Nov 02 2010

Praying, II

Published by under Faith,Hosanna

Psalm 115:3 Our God is in the heavens; He does all that He pleases. Oh God who lives and reigns in heaven — be pleased to shower Your mercy and covenantal love upon us. Be pleased to grant life to our tiny child, and be pleased to show your miraculous works to the nations! Isaiah […]

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Nov 01 2010


Published by under Faith,Hosanna

As we go to war as the body of Christ, praying for the life of the baby in my womb — and as we anticipate the news on Thursday of whether the doctors are right or whether God is going to prove them majestically wrong — I want to share verses with you that are […]

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