God Is Love. Jesus Is Hope.

1 John 4 is one of my favorite passages of Scripture. It's come over the last year or so, and it was huge timing. I had been struggling with a long time for believing God's love for me was true. It was that chapter which gave me several assurances of God's love: "In this the … Continue reading God Is Love. Jesus Is Hope.

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The Cure to One of the Most Common Human Emotions

I'm no sociologist or psychologist (although I wouldn't mind being one), but I'm going to take a stab at something that would make you think I aspire to be both. I think one of the most common human emotions is hopelessness. I did some research this morning to see if my hypothesis could be backed … Continue reading The Cure to One of the Most Common Human Emotions

Hope Fulfilled: The Meaning of Christmas

I remember the hope I felt each Christmas morning when I was younger. I would wake up and sit at the top of the stairs in my house, waiting for my parents to tell me and my siblings that we could come down and see what gifts they had gotten us. The anticipation killed me. … Continue reading Hope Fulfilled: The Meaning of Christmas