Saturday, June 4, 2011

Find the Hope

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One of the most valuable lessons I learned on my DTS was how to be in the darkness but to focus on the light. Our minds, hearts, and eyes were trained to look at the despair but to be fixated on the hope.
What do you see in this picture? Do you see the mass array of dead leaves and twigs? Do you see the tiny green shoot pushing through it? 
Hope is what motivates us; it's what keeps us from quitting. 1Peter informs us that hope is not something that is outside of us, needing to be grasped but hope is in us and is meant to exude from us.
It's not that we are ignorant of despair, injustice, pain, suffering, or evil but that we're looking at it through a position of hope. Find the hope.

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