Diamonds in The Rough: Finding HOPE in Challenging Times

Learn these 7 HOPE-Filled Habits that will help you not only survive but also THRIVE through challenging times!

Hi, I’m Evangeline,

Bringing HOPE to the hopeless, LOVE to the loveless and JESUS to all …is my heartbeat. To learn more about me and why this blog was created for YOU – click the button below.

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Fragrances & Reflections

Fragrances & Reflections

Being saturated by the Word of God …and spreading His fragrance everywhere. Gazing on Jesus’ face …and carrying His reflection to the world all around. These are the desires of my heart that were reignited within me again as I recently read Second Corinthians. In the passages (chapters 2-5 in particular) Paul compels us to…

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Not A Mistake

In Him also we have received an inheritance [a destiny—we were claimed by God as His own], having been predestined (chosen, appointed beforehand) according to the purpose of Him who works everything in agreement with the counsel and design of His will. Ephesians 1:11 My mom was only 15 and my dad 17 when I was conceived. They were both in…

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Supernatural Peace

One of the scariest things that has ever happened to me, turned into a testimony of God’s supernatural intervention! I will never forget His faithfulness, and it has shaped the foundation of my personal trust relationship with Him! In 2001, I went on a missions trip to the Ukraine and Slovakia with a team of…


The Battle of Worthiness

The battle of worth is not a defender of life, identity, love, or confidence, nor does it have the underpinnings of grace. I have found that when self-worth is damaged, it influences every facet of life and the lives of those held close. My own journey to understanding that God sees me differently than I…

There is hope

Crying Out for Hope

Recently I’ve heard of two very sad stories where people were aimlessly crying out for HOPE, not realizing they could cry out to God directly and be set free with eternal and abundant LIFE. One story was of a boy that was being tormented by voices in his head. His family and those connected with…


Thankful By Faith

Note: My desire for this blog is to fill you up with HOPE! One way of doing that is by sharing true-life testimonies of what Jesus has done for others. Revelation 19:10 says, “The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.” When we hear about what Jesus has done in the lives of others, we…