Articles from Hope

    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...


            01.04.19 | by Eric Segool

            Over the past month of so I have spent time concentrating on 2019.  The word Blossom defined means to 'mature or develop.'  When I was growing up the neighbor next store had some apple trees.  It was no mystery to me what...