Taking Hope to Heart
As time went on I discovered true hope is believing God is good no matter what He decides to do
I’ve had so many conversations with God along the lines of,“Lord, no more with the hope thing. Just answer the prayers already.” (Haven’t you had those too?) He lovingly responds, “Lean into me, daughter, lean into me.”
We tend to think what we need most is whatever we’re asking for in that moment. God knows what we really need is more of Him in every moment.
But somehow, despite it all, in the center HOPE remains.
HOPE is more than just a word—
it’s a state of being.
It’s a firm belief that
even if you don’t know how,
even if you don’t know when,
God will come through
and better days are ahead.
Life sends rain…
Hope dances in the puddles
until the sun comes out again.
Rain on Me by Holley Gerth
Romans 8:24 For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for? But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.
Romans 4:16, 18-21
. . .Abraham; who is the father of us all,
Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be. And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sara’s womb: He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; nd being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.
Let us ‘walk in grace’ together.
May we find ‘joy in the journey and good times in the going