Articles from Hope

    Belief and Lifestyle

    03.15.19 | by Eric Segool

    Several years ago, a couple called me and asked if they could sit with me to discuss some issues.  I am not a counselor, but I am always willing to be a sounding board to help in any way I can.  The couple were going through a...

      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...