Articles from Hope

    Alive vs Living

    03.01.19 | by Eric Segool

    Some time ago, a friend’s Grandmother passed away. She was rushed to the hospital and passed quickly. As my friend was sharing the heartbreaking details, he said his Grandmother had a “Do not resuscitate” order. She had...


      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...