Category «Hope»

Finding Hope in the Sea of Grief

There are times when an unexpected loss rips through your world and colors every moment of your days.  We think that if only we could have gone back and said something or done something differently. If only we could have a few more minutes. The grief tears you apart and threatens to overtake your life …

How to Find God’s Plan When You Feel Lost

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Do you ever feel like you’re wandering through your days in search of God’s plan? I can attest to many times in my life when I had no idea where God was calling me. I’ve spent many hours praying and talking with friends about this “perfect plan” and how to find it.  But the more …

How to Rejoice in Suffering

Photo Credit: godserv via Compfight ccIn the middle of suffering, the last thing we want to do is rejoice.  We are overcome with pain and heartache.  So why does God call us to do this?  And how in the world are we to rejoice in our most difficult times? God’s Call to Rejoice Romans 5:3-5: …

Finding Peace in the Valley

Photo Credit: Oliver Vogler via Compfight ccOne of my biggest struggles in times of trial has been to remain in God’s peace in the middle of my suffering.  Why is it that in times of difficulty, our peace seems to slip right through our fingers?  When our struggles surround us, they smother our assurance of …