Articles on Secular-topics:emotions/hope

It Grew From the Compost Pile

On a recent visit to see my sister Suzy, I got to see the new plants in her backyard vegetable garden, like watermelons, carrots and a half a dozen corn stalks. Suzy later asked if I noticed the cherry tomatoes maturing in a corner.

The Secret of Contentment

Praying for our desires does not have to be a sign of discontentment. Read one woman’s journey to find peace during a season of waiting.

Christianity Offers Genuine Hope

Against a pessimistic and fearful backdrop, Jesus Christ offers real hope. He gives mankind the opportunity to become right with God and his fellowman.

How to Find God in a Painful Life

The book of Job illustrates how we can relate to God when we suffer.

How to Find Hope in the Midst of Suffering

Learn how God relates to us when we suffer through the Bible story of Job. We've compiled list of articles on different life struggles such as addiction, depression, spritual dryness, marital strife and more. If you are suffering from something specific today, browse this list of resources that can help you in your journey.

Silent Night, Lonely Night

Lessons from Siberia on how to survive, even thrive, in dark days.

Rescue is Right Around the Corner

When anxiousness or discouragement creeps in, I try to remind myself that rescue is just around the corner.

God With Us

Contemplating Immanuel which means “God with us” gives me a reason to hope in the midst of a world beaten down and burdened.

Prepare Your Heart for Easter

Too often we miss the opportunity to draw near to God during the days leading up to Easter. Discover some ways to prepare your heart to truly celebrate the depth of Christ's love this Easter season.

Redeeming Ambition, Part 3: How to Take Back Ambition

We can glorify God with the ambition He’s given us.

How Star Wars Resonates with the Gospel

With the new Star Wars release, a die hard fan reflects on why this story tugs on our hearts.

To the Depressed Christian

As a Christian, depression tempted me to distrust God. I was desperately seeking deliverance He seemed to withhold from me.

Trusting God As I Wait

How do I trust God as I wait?

How to Bring Your Dreams to Work with You

As children we dream we can be anything we want to be. So how do we bring our dreams into the jobs we’re in as adults?

Suicide: Giving Life Another Chance

Give life another chance. You may be reading this article because you are contemplating killing yourself. Or perhaps you know someone who is. If you are at the end of your rope there are suicide hotlines and other resources here.

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