Brief Reflections on a Year Ending…

As I gaze out my window and see snow just beginning to cover the ground, I ponder on the year ending along with another one about to begin.

As new fallen snow, an approaching year brings thoughts of anticipation. This year has been completed; another one, with God’s help, awaits. In thinking through the challenges of 2012, reminders of personal answered prayers abound.

The year of 2012 has been a challenging one for our family, however multiple blessings still have been bestowed upon us. Along with disappointments have also come whispers of hope and acts of God’s faithfulness amidst the storms.

Wishing readers calm, reflective moments as 2012 ends and new hopes for 2013 unfold. Happy New Year!

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About Our Dark Night of the Soul: Finding Solace Through Suffering

Our Dark Night of the Soul: Finding Solace Through Suffering shares the true story about a sudden family tragedy. As author of the book to be published in the summer of 2014, the true account tells of my sister being rear ended by a drunk driver. She barely survives the high speed crash being left to live as a quadriplegic. Written from a brother's perspective, the manuscript shares the heartfelt story of ongoing physical and emotional pain experienced by both victim and family. Only through God's grace can a family survive such a tragedy!
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2 Responses to Brief Reflections on a Year Ending…

  1. Earl Hicks says:

    …behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)
    3 Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:
    4 But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
    5 In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings;
    6 By pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,
    7 By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
    8 By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;
    9 As unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed;
    10 As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things… Amen! -Earl

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