What breath is to the physical body, hope is to the human spirit. Hope is what consoles us. It is the fuel that energizes us, gets us up in the morning, and propels us through the day.
- John R Claypool
Guideposts co-founder and best-selling author Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
once turned around the old saying, “Where there is life there is hope,”
to “Where there is hope there is life.” Why did he do this? Because, as
he put it, “You’re never beaten down as long as you have hope.”
The real-life stories of hope here show how individuals in desperate
straits clung to a glimmer of hope and were richly rewarded. Read on
and discover the message of hope in these truly inspiring stories.
Do you ever read just to grab a factoid or catch up on celebrity gossip? Have you ever read a book just to say you read it? I know an antidote to that kind of reading.