Waiting in Hope + Heart & Home Link UP {#26}

Yesterday, I pounded out this post as tears splashed my keyboard.  If you missed it, you might take a moment to read it now, and to join in this little community’s prayers for hope on facebook.

Small little offerings cried out before God.  What more can we do but call out to the only One that truly knows the weight of the world’s sufferings?

We wait in hope for the Lord;
    he is our help and our shield.
In him our hearts rejoice,
    for we trust in his holy name.
May your unfailing love be with us, Lord,
    even as we put our hope in you.

{Psalm 33:20-22}

Let’s keep praying.  It feels better to shut this off.

But we cannot.

We choose to enter into the suffering with our friends, our neighbors across the nation.

Be community. Lift up hope. Let your prayers rise up. 

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On a much less significant note, a few housekeeping matters:

  • I hope it goes without saying, but there will be no Heart+Home Link Up next Tuesday, on Christmas Day.  Please spend the day (or week, perhaps?) detached from your computer and present with your precious family
  • You may have noticed some design changes.  I shared a little bit about them in my little vlog last week, but I’ll be sharing more soon.  Feeling focused for 2013.  I hope you’ll journey with me.
  • Did you know my hubby posted this week?  He’s a pastor. And my husband. And great. You should read it. Right here.
  • Still giving away a mercy ink store credit. You can enter at the bottom of this post.
  • If you’re looking for a last minute gift that costs less and means much, I have a few for you! [enter shameless plug here]:  Mercy Ink shop prints come in oodles of color schemes so you can pretty much find something for anyone on your list.  Plus, my prints are digital, so you will receive your file via email… you can print it yourself or bring it to a local printer, but the key is that these are perfect for your last minute gift buying needs.

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{ heart + home link up }

Now, our heart & home community.  Join in & share how you’re creating home or cultivating faith this week

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