Learning to Fly in Times of Waiting

  by Cindy Hester Okay, I’m not going to lie. This has already been a rough week and it is only Wednesday. I don’t mean it has been a “bad hair day” and “my clothes just don’t fit right” kind of week. It has been one of those gut wrenching, life altering, shake you to […]

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Moving Toward our Destiny in Times of Waiting

The words echoes throughout the rotunda of the court house. The marble floors gave added strength and might to the promises they held. “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able […]

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Entertaining Angels Unaware in Times of Waiting

Angels unaware. Looking back over my journey I wonder how often I’ve encountered them yet never noticed. Signs and wonders were ever around me, but so many times I was oblivious to them. Take for instance the nurse who “just happened” to be on duty and prayed with me throughout the day my middle son […]

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Christmas in Heaven, by Cindy Hester

Once again I ask your patience as I deviate from my normal topic. Once Christmas has passed I will be back to writing chapters for my book. Today, however, I am missing my Dad who passed away on July 21, 2011 after battling cancer. I know of so many others who are fighting this awful […]

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The Peace of Christmas in Times of Waiting

Twas the night before Christmas when all through the apartment, not a creature was stirring, and each child was in his or her compartment… The tree was lit, Christmas music played softly as I sat curled snugly on the couch reflecting over the past few months. My, how we had been blessed and how I […]

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Contentment and Thanksgiving in These Days of Waiting

Tonight I am deviating a little from my normal writings on this site. I am privileged to be sharing my thoughts from the computer in the room that for so many years was my Dad’s home office. As I look around, the values he held dear are immediately apparent. There are accolades and plaques of appreciation from the […]

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Thought for the Weekend, Restoration & Peace

  Isaiah 30:15  In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength… Jeremiah 30:17 For I will restore health to you, and your wounds I will heal, declares the Lord 1 Corinthians 14:33 …for God is not a God of confusion but of peace… 2 Thessalonians 3:16 Now may the […]

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Learning True Love in Times of Waiting

 by Cindy Hester I felt the autumn breeze upon my face And watched my parent’s sweet embrace Their love had stood the test of time Love at its finest hour, sublime They honored one another’s heart They stood together, not apart Yet free their souls to grow and learn As independent cogs do turn Within a jeweler’s watch of […]

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Learning to be Yourself in Times of Waiting

I still don’t understand it Lord. I tried so hard to be who he wanted me to be. I tried to look pretty. I tried to love unconditionally. I don’t get it. It was never enough. It hurt whenever  I was compared to others. I didn’t understand why he felt he had to do things […]

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Abundant Joy in Times of Waiting

The room was small and filled with only a couple of filing cabinets and a desk. I signed my name on the check with a mixture of nervousness and excitement. The woman sitting across the desk from me looked to be in her mid fifties. She seemed pleasant enough, but the routine manner in which she […]

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