Krista Lynn Campbell


Farm raised. Heaven bound. Writer in the interim. Welcome to my blog, Handfuls of Hope. May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 (NIV)

Outside Looking In

He stood outside and watched plates filled with chicken, rice, and fruit circle the room. But he wasn’t alone. Sad faces with hungry eyes crowded around windows while children inside gobbled food. Several years ago, I met this young boy in Tanzania while traveling with Compassion International. To convey as much love as possible, I …

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hope in the waiting

God sees and loves your loved one. They are never too far gone, too far wasted, or too far damaged. No matter the distance, circumstances, addictions, debt, or life choices, God loves the lost. 

go and do likewise

Unmerited mercy is easily recognized. It’s a blast of warm spring air after cold winter days. It blows in with a smile and lingers in the soul. It’s a loving response to a hurting world. It’s bandaging wounds and cleaning shoes. Go and do likewise.