Tag Archives | Thin Places

Even Oprah dealt with a family secret.

I had the privilege to talk to an ABC reporter yesterday about my blog My Family Secrets. It was heartening today to read this Oprah sister story on the ABC news site where the reporter included my thoughts throughout the piece. It surprised me that Oprah hadn’t known about her half-sister most of her life, […]

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Laura Droege’s Thin Place: Les Miserables

Jesus taught (teaches!) with short stories. Victor Hugo wrote a long story (over 1,400 original pages) illustrating the same grace Jesus spoke of. God used yet another medium to meet Laura in her Thin Place. You can read more from Laura on Facebook, Twitter and her blog, Rise and Converge. (You can share your Thin […]

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Michelle Barr’s Thin Place: Kneeling Beside My Hope Chest

Traditionally a hope chest is filled with physical things a young lady will use once she leaves home. Michelle found hope beside her furniture, not in it, because of who met her there.  (Has God met you somewhere? Share your Thin Place Story here.) **** There were many thin places during the 21 years of […]

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Janet Morris Grimes’ Thin Place: The Beginning and the End

Janet uses her writing to minister to others through different venues. Her newest project, ‘Abba’ndoned.com,  offers a place and prayers for people to seek God as Abba Father in the midst of  loneliness. You can find Janet online at JanetMorrisGrimes.com, on her Facebook Fan Page and on Twitter @JanetGrimes. (Would you like to share how […]

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Katie Lipovsky’s Thin Place: Cape Town Calling

There’s a Cape Town connection in today’s Thin Place story. What a fun surprise to find in the queue as the last Thin Place entry for 2010. Katie’s story continues at her blog, Everyday Miracles. (Don’t forget to send in your Thin Place story via this form.) **** I had traveled 30 hours solo. I […]

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Olga Wright Griffin’s Thin Place: Answer in the End

Olga is a writer and speaker whose heart is to share Biblical principles with women, which she does through Heart Hope. Her story is about the gift of being able to let go of someone we love, because of Jesus. (If you’d like to submit your Thin Place story, you can do so here.) **** […]

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Sharon Osterhoudt’s Thin Place: A Story of Sisters

I wonder if the birthday cakes Sharon and her sister share are now even sweeter, considering their story. Visit Sharon at her blog, SomethingToThinkAbout. (You can share your Thin Place Story, here.) **** On February 11th I wished my sister Mary a happy birthday. It is a miracle we thought would never happen. In 2006, she […]

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Mae Hoover’s Thin Place: Let There Be Light!

In a literal dark place, Mae knew who to call for help. She also knows about writing, speaking and hats. Learn more about her at TheLadyintheHat.com. (Share you Thin Place story with us here.) **** We had plenty of light that afternoon when Andy, our 16 year-old son, and I started walking to church. I […]

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Mary-Anne Crooks Thin Place: Whisper of Death

“Whisper of Death, My Fight of Faith” is the title of Mary-Anne’s book about her fight with cancer. She also writes novels about her homeland, South Africa. You can find her online at her website, on Twitter (@Mary-AnneCrooks) and on her Facebook Fan Page. (Here’s how you can share your Thin Place story.) **** I […]

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Jason Coleman’s Thin Place

Jason, author of Your Amazing Marriage, shares his Thin Place when God stepped in to provide. (Has God met you in a Thin Place? If you’d like to share your story, go here.) ***** There is nothing that compares to the feeling of entrapment. The feeling that the walls are closing in around you and […]

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