How to Keep Hope Alive
“This has become a tarnished nightmare,” Lizzy mumbled to herself looking at her reflection in bathroom mirror. Her health was failing, she felt alone, and the future reflected her thoughts that morning. Hope didn’t look like an option for the 33-year-old, who faced rounds of chemo treatments. She heard a message on hope the Praise Network. This meant nothing pouring coffee down her throat reaching for the remote control. Hope is defined as a “feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.” In Lizzy’s state maybe we should put a question mark at the end. She had nothing to lose, and if we’re going through a trial, why make worse? About a week later the girl who believed that all is lost was finding hope. She faced her fears, and followed doctor’s recommendations, and changed her entire lifestyle. With having goals wrapped in faith, she found hope again, and evened smiled. Here is what you can do to keep the spark of hope alive.