Blog – Hope from Hood

Mercy
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Mercy

When I think back to some of the most difficult moments of my life, I constantly question myself. Was I truthful? Did I show compassion? Have I gotten to a point where I can look...

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31 Jul 2017
Growing Together
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Growing Together

My brother, sister-in-law, and I planted watermelons in one of our fields recently. The melons had been sowed in containers by members of The Gateway Clubhouse who have brain injuries as part of their work and...

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17 Jul 2017
A Messy Family
in God, Life Lessons

A Messy Family

Family can be messy. From those who have become estranged because of some family conflict, to those crazy, eccentric relatives, to siblings who just don’t seem to understand one another, to parents with differing or...

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11 Jul 2017
Being Available
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Being Available

My family has a special call when a meal is ready and on the table. In a swooping, high-pitch voice, one of the ladies of the family will call out, “Whoop, whoop!” We all know...

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28 Jun 2017
Pray Twice
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Pray Twice

Imagine yourself a musician.  Imagine that you take on the task of writing music to with this week’s Psalm: Psalm 13. As you read the text for Psalm 13 below…imagine that it is set to music...

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27 Jun 2017
Updates for the Week of June 26
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Updates for the Week of June 26

Thanks for a Wonderful Movie Night! A special thank you to all who helped with Movie Night on Sunday: the men of the church for planning and set-up, all who donated drinks and popcorn, Lee...

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26 Jun 2017