My Story | Shreds of Hope

My first year working at Wolf Mountain Christian camp was interesting, to say the least. I had never enjoyed children all that much, so working as primary child care provider for the staff kidsinfants was totally new and overwhelming. I didn’t have any real experience with little humans. It scared me! What if something bad […]

Redefining FLOURISH Pt.3

Overcoming Anxiety and Depression – Fun When we become adults, the world suddenly becomes so serious. For adults, fun is something that we simply don’t have time to indulge. We have unscheduled it on our calendars and removed it from our to-do lists. We have to come to the realization that in order to overcome […]

Greatest Love

My Dad went to prison for molesting my daughters and day care girls. I am the one who turned him in to the law. I did not do it for revenge. I turned him in because I had to protect the children. While he was locked up the Lord started working on me about forgiving Dad. Four […]

Christmas Time Trial (continued)

Last week, I talked about our high risk pregnancy where we were asked if we wanted to carry our baby  to term or have an abortion. We, of course, chose to carry to term because this little life had a chance so long as God was on his throne and we prayed and had others […]

Thankful For “Iron Sharpening Iron” Women

I am thankful for the best group of ladies surrounding me with encouragement, wise counsel, who also pray with and for me. They are from different walks of life, churches, jobs and businesses. God, thankfully, knows what he is doing. I mention my ladies because they have sharpened me, advised me, watched me grow, fall, […]

“Thanks” Giving

1 Thessalonians 5:18: 18 Give thanks in everything, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Give thanks in everything, really God? What about when my child/parent/sibling dies, my husband/wife cheats, my son/daughter has a baby out of wedlock, my car dies on the way to an interview, a health issue arises or I […]

Emotionally Damaged Emotionally Driven

Proud to announce a new member of the Leading Young Women to Hope Ministry Team! Introducing Katrina Hunter:   Growing up, I was always looking and searching for love, going to the wrong people and the wrong things, hoping those things would fix what I thought was wrong with me. I hoped that those things […]

Meet Our Ministry Team

Elizabeth Olmedo is a pilgrim passing through this earth on her way to her heavenly home. She desires to follow God’s leading in every aspect of her life — a goal she pursues better some days than others, but always with the Father’s help. She grew up in Spain, after which she pursued her writing […]