Hope CAN change everything

Hope can change everything.

These are the words singing through my mind this morning as I sit in the pedicure chair at the salon, waiting for my turn to get my feet and hands beautiful. (One of my favorite things to do on vacation.)

I don’t know about you, but the word “hope” falls too easily off my tongue and out of my mouth. As in, “I hope it doesn’t rain.” Or, “here’s hoping!” Or, “I hope this color looks good on my toes.”

If hope CAN change everything, and I believe it can, then should I use the word so freely and carelessly?  Paul’s famous letter to the Corinthians says, “faith, hope, and love abide, these three.” They abide, they dwell, they live in us if we are in Christ. We don’t have to go looking for it… hope is already there, deep in our hearts!  Just when we wonder where it went, it reaches through the darkness and shines His light on us, showing us there is more. There is a future. There is a reason to sing.

Hope CAN change everything. Click here to listen to this song by K-love fan awards artists.