The first week of the New Year is rolling to an end. While I was checking in with our sister sites this week, I ran across this article on 5 Minutes for Faith by Genny of gennyheikka.com. It made me contemplate what I am setting MY hopes on. What about you?
I was at the grocery store the other day standing in line when I happened to see a young mom by the lottery ticket machine. She was small with wispy blond hair and she looked about eight months pregnant. She was darling.
One hand rested on her belly as the other hand pushed the buttons on the machine.
As I finished in line and passed her on my way out, I was struck by the hope I saw in her eyes as she bought those tickets. And I could just picture what she was thinking…
I hope I win… It would mean better times for me and my baby. Things would be easier. Life would be great.
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