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.

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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,

Robin

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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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