Life As I Know It, Thoughts in the Faith

More On HOPE…

After writing my brief blog this morning, I have spent the day considering several aspects of my life, and how they relate to my hope. I've noticed that I am extremely affected by any sudden change in plans, no matter what the cause. A minor disappointment can momentarily send me into a deep sadness, which… Continue reading More On HOPE…

Life As I Know It

A Little Hope Can Help

Here's an interesting article in this weekend's science news in Science Daily: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/08/080817223648.htm It features a study that has found a "potent weapon" to fighting depression: hope.  The article's definition of hope is that you have goals, and you have laid out a path to reach them.  This is different, it states, than optimism, which… Continue reading A Little Hope Can Help