How What You Believe is Punching Hope in the Face

Today I got to do something cool.  I was the guest blogger on J. Michael McDade, Storyteller.  This is the beginning of the post which has a read time of just 2 minutes.  I hope it inspires your heart towards greater things.  Your life really can be different.


hope Hope is my traveling companion for life.  But it hasn’t always been.

Out of 189 Bible verses on hope, my favorite is this one:  “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.”  (Hebrews 6:19)  The hope of Jesus is an anchor for me in my thoughts and emotions, and when I choose to remember and believe what is true, I can never really lose hope.  (This is not a formula.  It takes work.)

The Bible says, “Hope deferred makes the heart sick.”  (Proverbs 13:12)  When what we hope for goes unfulfilled or delayed, it brings heart ache and hopelessness can creep in like a cancer.  I have been there.  I have lived there.  In that place where it was all I could do to keep my fingers grasped around hope.  Those are the days the sun shines, but all is still dark in your circumstances.

Read more…

Love & Grace,



5 thoughts on “How What You Believe is Punching Hope in the Face

  1. Scott

    Robin, I shared your link to Facebook. Something I almost never do. But what you said was so… so elegant. And I am sorry; I misspelled your last name in my introduction – surely to drive off most readers. I am a bit verbose.

    In Him


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