Samantha Hardcastle

Samantha Hardcastle

Samantha desires for those who think they’re too unworthy to realize that God has a life—personally and lovingly—ordained for them. She paints by dawn and writes by dusk; her work has been published in The Good Women Project and literary art journals. Defining herself as a lady keeping it classy while crazy for Christ, she fervently writes Matthew 19:26 on the tablet of her heart.

Posts by Samantha Hardcastle:

When I Refocused My Gaze on God

It’s a new year, and in many ways, I’m already grateful to God for the things He is going to do. If I were still standing in the late months of 2014, I would have told you I desired nothing […]

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When God Smiles: Joy in the Face of Trials

This past weekend, I saw Nichole Nordeman perform at a thanksgiving concert here in southern California; one thing she said struck me—we need to be still and take in God. On a sadder note, one of the singers who was […]

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What a Sand Dollar Taught Me about God

This past week my friend Hyunjoo and I decided to go to Newport Beach here in southern California. For the first time we got to see the sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Needless to say, it was stunning in color […]

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Why You Don’t Have to Prove Yourself

It’s difficult to not feel pressure in a society that praises works, beauty and monetary status, when all you’re trying to concern your mind with is how your life will be used to glorify God. How can you be sure […]

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Seeing Nineveh

“But the LORD said, ‘You have been concerned about this vine, though you did not tend it or make it grow. It sprang up overnight and died overnight. But Nineveh has more than a hundred and twenty thousand people who cannot […]

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Wind is Fleeting, Family is Forever

Family, as we all know, can ring blessings and havoc simultaneously. Family can be wild while loving, beautiful while dreadful—this is a known truth. Yet, family is one of the dearest gifts God gave us; to be able to share […]

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Loving Others in the Midst of Disagreement

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” —John 13:34-35 Something very sweet happened the other […]

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When Jealousy Walks In

Each of our life stories are different, but mutually orchestrated by God. Our lives are uniquely gifted, each holding their own beauty, but we’re still working together. Yet, even in the midst of beauty, stifled confidence, jealousy and pride walk […]

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