Our 2013 Life & Ministry Year-In-Review

We are so grateful for a hope-filled 2013 and expectant for more to come in 2014!  Below, find our review of 2013, summarizing some highlights in our lives and ministry.  Especially for those of you who have journeyed with us, prayed for us, and supported Hope Heals financially or otherwise, think of this as your investor's report (see below)!  We ask for your continued prayers for many new opportunities arising in 2014, and we'll continue to share our journey right here on www.hopeheals.com.

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FIRST ROW: (left to right) All 3 of us were in our dear friends' wedding (here) // Our LA film-making friends created a short documentary film on our story (here) // Being Mommy again (here) // 9 year anniversary--it doesn't get easier but it gets better b/c "we're so good together" (here) // Our first "Hope Heals Art" project, "Flowers for Katherine" by Lulie Wallace, was a hit! (get yours here)

SECOND ROW: (l to r) The view from our favorite neighborhood park (here) // We renewed our wedding vows with our long-time small group in a surprisingly poignant Vegas ceremony (yes, that's Elvis in the background!) (here) // We launched our ongoing project, "Hope Heals Token", and nearly sold out of our first round of tokens in 2 weeks! GET HOPE. GIVE HOPE. (get yours here) // Our speaking ministry really ramped up this year and next year is already filling up too (more info on having us speak to your group here) // James + Anchors + Malibu = favorite things (here)

THIRD ROW: (l to r) A successful aneurysm-removal surgery was an opportunity to trust, to pray, and to hope! (here) // Had the chance to "model" again for the American Stroke Association's "FAST" campaign to raise awareness for stroke symptoms (here) // So blessed to call Joni and Ken Tada friends! (here) // It's been a faith-growing and exciting journey for both of us to work in FULL-TIME MINISTRY with Hope Heals (here) // 5 years in the making, all 3 of us finally made it to Yosemite, truly a glimpse of hope-fulfilled (here