Articles from Hope

    What is Lent?

    03.08.19 |

    Whenever spring decides to roll around, I get questions about what Lent is and why we celebrate it…so why not take a few minutes to examine what this Christian calendar observation is all about?!  Lent, defined, simply means...

      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...