Hope is a daring seed that you plant with prayer again and again.

Ann Voskamp

from the forward to the book Daring to Hope, by Katie Davis Majors

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A new perspective on how to navigate winds of change. 

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Gratitude for all the blessings—and participants—at this year’s gathering.

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She had always leaned on her faith. But when it came to her drug-addicted son her faith did not feel enough.

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She learned that God's love was there for her in the midst of her troubles.

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Serenity House: The Program That Saved Her from Addiction

The only force more powerful than her addiction led her to a bright future.

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