Hope-note 8

HOPE-note 8

“Never, never, never give up!” -W. Churchill “I rise before dawn and cry out for help. My HOPE is in your words.” -Psalm 119 TAKE HEART! Have you ever wakened before dawn with so much on your mind you can’t sleep? You can’t lie there. Yet, you don’t want to get out of bed. Who … Read more

Hope-note 7

HOPE-note 7

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts.” -W. Churchill “But this I call to mind and therefore I have hope.” -Lamentations 3 TAKE HEART! Memories are often our greatest source of Hope. We hear “you can’t live in the past, and that’s true. We have a … Read more

Hope-note 6

HOPE-note 6

“We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.” -Martin Luther King “I wait for the Lord, my soul waits for the Lord and in His Word, I hope; Like a watchman I wait, like a watchman.” -Psalm 130 TAKE HEART! Waiting is work.  Anyone who has ever waited for something deeply desired to break … Read more

Hope-note 5

HOPE-note 5

“There is wisdom of the head and there is wisdom of the heart.” -Charles Dickens “For He loves us with unfailing love; the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.” -Psalm 117 TAKE HEART! Life is made up of thousands and thousands of daily decisions.  One morning we wake and say, “How did I get here?”  “How … Read more

Hope-note 4

HOPE-note 4

“Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.  You wait and watch and work; you don’t give up.”   -Anne Lamott “I waited patiently for the Lord and He turned to me and heard my cry.  He lifted me out … Read more

Hope-note 3

HOPE-note 3

“The performance of the microchip doubles every two years from the first-generation chip in 1971. If this happened to a 1971 VW Beetle, then at today’s performance it would look like the following: It would go 300,000 miles/per hour Travel 2,000,000 miles on a gallon of gas And cost 4 cents” -T. Friedman “Reverence for … Read more

Hope-note 2

HOPE-note 2

“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” -Martin Luther King “Again, Jesus spoke to them saying: I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” -John 8:12 TAKE HEART! What lives in the darkness cannot live in the light. The … Read more

Hope-note 1

HOPE-note 1

“I dwell in possibility” -E. Dickerson “The Lord will work out His plans for my life, for your faithful love endures forever.” -Psalm 138 TAKE HEART! Wherever we find ourselves today, we can be sure we are not staying there. The possibility of somewhere else, something else is always present. Not like “the grass is … Read more