Surprised by Hope

The word hope is an indication of waiting. 

It’s a waiting for our prayers to be answered.

For light to shine into the dark night of the soul.

It breathes the anticipation of the not yet but the soon to come.   

Hope gives us confidence in the future.

There really isn’t much more painful than the absence of hope. The Proverbs tells us that “Hope deferred makes the heart sick but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.

I am so honored to be guest posting on (In) Courage today about hope.

Surprise by Hope

She called me to ask if I had any idea why the church had sent them a check with the words “love gift” in the reference.

I informed her that someone must have had it on their heart to give them some money and did so through the church to remain anonymous.

She began to weep.

“You have no idea what this means.”

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