It’s a long road from the overwhelming abyss to freedom, but there will come a day when you can look up – and see that the darkness you’ve been surrounded by has been broken by a tiny pinprick of light.
Everyone has an opinion. Some are more vocal about it than others, some hold opinions that may align with facts more than others, but everybody has them. Opinions are good – natural even. From where you stand, what you’ve seen and heard, it follows that you are going to put what you know together –... Continue Reading →
Often when we feel like we're not good enough, it's not because we are. It's usually because we think God won't accept someone who's broken; with scars, cuts, flaws and a past.
‘Then He said, “What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it? It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and put in his garden; and it grew and became a large tree, and the birds of the air nested in its branches.”’ - Luke 12:18-19 I’ve heard... Continue Reading →
We spend so much time focusing on church that we get swept up in duties rather than doing things to show God how much we love and honour Him.
It's usually hard to decide what core values you want to have in whatever you're doing, but I think faith has always played a very big part in everything we've done at Hope in Your Story so far. So it only makes sense that we give people the hope that helped us, by simply talking about what's helped us.
...this sharing of hope – this coming together, not to diagnose, or judge, but to just be there, is one of the most powerful forces on the planet. Stories are meant to be shared. This is your place to share them.
A book may be plain to look at on a shelf. It may be pretty. Look expensive. Look old and worn. But books weren't made to sit on a shelf.
The problem was that people didn't get me and my mental illness made them doubt the credibility of my spiritual awakening.