Hope for Believing

Melissa GilmourHope0 Comments

This summer I decided to clear the space beside my deck of the remnants of my failed vegetable gardens over the years. We actually got some edible tomatoes and cucumbers last year, but mostly we just grow contorted vegetables or no vegetables. Bugs come and eat them or disease comes and rots them. That’s our dismal garden history. This year, … Read More

Fuel Hope, Not Despair

Emily WaltersEmily Walters, Hope0 Comments

Hope: to cherish a desire with anticipation: to want something to happen or be true: to desire with expectation of obtainment or fulfillment: to expect with confidence Sometimes even the Webster’s dictionary gives a faith-filled girl goose bumps. Simply to write out these beautifully-worded definitions stirs desire and expectation in my heart. I know I am not alone when I … Read More

Hope in the Face of Hopelessness

'Carrow McClendonHope5 Comments

“I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.” —Romans 15:13 (NLT) Hope is such a beautiful word. According to Merriam-Webster, hope is “to cherish a desire with anticipation; to want something to happen … Read More