The Seasons of Hope

When hope dies the spirit fails, and the seasons lose their power to rejuvenate the spirit. 'Keep hope alive' is more than a slogan coined to raise the spirits of the oppressed and marginalized in society. Hope is the lodestar ahead of ...

The Seasons of Hope

Life contains a rhythm when we see it from beginning to end. Our personal existence is not a series of individual episodes taking place as 'points in time.' Rather, life itself bears us along in a common pilgrimage. At any given time, we are part of a community where birth and death, joy and sorrow, pain and pleasure, as well as sowing and harvesting are taking place. This communal sharing of life replicates all the 'seasons of life.' For each time in our lives there is a corresponding season in the life of the human family. We empower faith by practicing hope every day of our lives.

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The Seasons of Hope
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Ray S. Anderson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-01 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Life contains a rhythm when we see it from beginning to end. Our personal existence is not a series of individual episodes taking place as 'points in time.' Rather, life itself bears us along in a common pilgrimage. At any given time, we are part of a community where birth
The Season of Hope
Language: en
Pages: 83
Authors: Cathie Talbot
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Wood Lake Publishing Inc.

Advent and Christmas are a time of mystery and wonder. During these days we are reminded that we live in a "now, arid not yet'' time. This is a book of devotions offering daily readings, meditations, prayers, and reflections through this time of anticipation. The Advent readings invite us to
The Seasons of Advent
Language: en
Pages: 108
Authors: Susan Craig
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-03 - Publisher: WestBow Press

Hope: expressed as anticipation, expectation, preparation, and transformation. Gladness: expressed as illumination, celebration, appreciation, and jubilation. Promise: expressed in constancy, guidance, providence, and comfort. Love: expressed in perseverance, faith, forgiveness, and truth. Then it seemed natural to look at what had been told about the purpose of this greatest of
The Seasons Of Fire
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: David J. Strohmaier
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-15 - Publisher: University of Nevada Press

Fire is a fearsome constant in the America West. As the author David J. Strohmaier notes, "Whether we have tended a campfire along Oregon's Deschutes River in March, engaged the advancing front of a Great Basin wildfire in the torrid heat of August, or watched fire settle into the subdued,
Finding God in the Seasons of Divorce
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Richard D. Crooks
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-21 - Publisher: WestBow Press

Finding God in the Seasons of Divorce A daily devotional for individuals working through the emotions and difficulties of divorce, this first volume, Autumn and Winter, deals with the early days of divorce, when so much of life is falling apart, becoming so difficult and uncertain. The book helps readers