After another weekend full of violence and tragedy, my thoughts turn once again to what is happening all over the world. Why is there so much hate in the world?
Or is there so much hate in the world because we have lost hope? The world has become such a scary place and I know I am not alone in my feelings. There are so many things I can’t grasp, things I don’t understand. I just know that no matter what, I must not give up hope. Hope for a better world, hope for my children and grandchildren.
How do you find hope? I recently read a blog post by a new friend, Rose Wolfe. Five Steps to Hope in a World Gone Mad is a wonderfully written post that I urge you to read. I am just going to give you a short introduction to her writing and then you really do need to visit her site to read the 5 Steps that you can personally take to bring HOPE into your life.
Personal struggles explode into public arenas. Those with shredded souls seek disconnection – wanting to destroy what they don’t understand. They claim their hate is an act of love. In the aftermath, not only is flesh bleeding out, but also the hearts of those who hate the hate.
Challenges are now part of every life as we claw at the chains to live beyond the prison of madness. In an attempt to throw off the albatross of hopelessness that has been tossed around our shoulders, we can actively take steps to find hope. It will require courage.
Read more, Five Steps to Hope in a World Gone Mad
Thank you for such an inspiring blog, Rose. You have such a beautiful way with words and I have found so many of your posts strike close to my heart.