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A Perfect Afternoon Walk Graced by Gossamer Wings

Finally, after a soaking rain, the sun shone through the crisp blue of the warm spring sky. The rain had ushered in cooler air – perfect for an afternoon walk. I rounded the curve near the meadow. My spirit stirred and I began to sing The Old Rugged Cross – a hymn that has carried me through many storms.

On a hill far away, stood an old rugged cross
The emblem of suffering and shame …

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Hope is Among Us, especially in the Midst of Heavy Burdens

An appropriate reflection of God’s faithfulness from last spring: our hope is among us, found only in Him …

I rounded the bend along the country road, my shoulders sagging beneath the heavy burdens of my heart. Hope was missing. Despair flourishing … my feet merely shuffled along. My thoughts were many — fears of an unknown future exploding within the darkened corners of my mind.

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Finding Hope Among the Heavy Burdens

As long as there is breath, there is hope for the child of God. For as far as the east is from the west, so is His great love for us. His eyes roam to and fro across the face of the earth seeking those who are devoted to Him who need to be encouraged. Our God is a god of impossibilities, for nothing is too difficult for Him. He is faithful. Merciful. And good.

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