Articles from Hope


    02.15.19 | by Eric Segool

    Have you ever had a captivating experience? (Captivating = Capable of attracting and holding interest.) Maybe it is a great movie that captivates your emotions as your mind tries to figure out what is going to happen next. Watching our...

      Humiliation vs Humility

      02.01.19 | by Eric Segool

      Reading those two words, I am sure various thoughts race through your head. I admit that humiliation is something I earnestly hope to avoid. Humiliation can happen through my own poor choices or by someone purposely trying to pin it on me. Either...

        "When its all been said and done"

        01.25.19 | by Eric Segool

        We have all heard the term, “time flies,” but the statement becomes a staple in our vocabulary as we age. For years, Pam and I talked about looking for a bigger house. The house felt cramped and it only got worse as the boys got older...

          "if he only knew..."

          01.18.19 | by Eric Segool

          Some time ago I was asked to write a letter of recommendation for a young man who was applying for his first job out of college. He grew up attending the youth group I shepherded and the two of us stayed in touch through the years. I got the form...

            Double Doink

            01.11.19 | by Eric Segool

            As an Eagle fan, there are a couple of phrases that will stick in our minds for years to come.  The first one happened last year — the famous “Philly Special” play that the Eagles executed in the Super Bowl on a fourth and...