Category Archives: hope

  1. Youer Than You


    December 10, 2014 by Beth Hess

    Growing up is hard. Even when you’re almost 41. Even when it’s not the first time you’ve had your feelings …
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  2. Why a Manger? (the part of the Christmas story I missed for 40 years)


    December 3, 2014 by Beth Hess

    Sugar-free for 63 days, and I have reached the bargaining stage of my grieving its loss. Creeping as close as …
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  3. For When a Flicker Lights a Way for Hope to Come (Word of the Week)


    November 30, 2014 by Beth Hess

    Longing for a word from The Word to guide me through the week, I come before Him expectantly. He leads …
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  4. All My Fountains (Three Word Wednesday)


    November 26, 2014 by Beth Hess

    I have tasted a perfectly seasoned steak. And the most decadent of chocolate desserts. I have drunk from a frigid …
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  5. a person I used to be


    November 24, 2014 by Beth Hess

    The tattered remains of tissues rest in my lap. Another clenched in my fist. My young world has turned on …
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  6. This I Know (Three Word Wednesday)


    November 19, 2014 by Beth Hess

    As I pull the door shut behind me, headed into the cold of a November dawn, I realize I am …
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  7. This Isn’t My First Sober Rodeo (Sugar Sober Series)


    October 4, 2014 by Beth Hess

    This is a repost of a letter I wrote to a friend in June 2011. I was six months into …
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