Daily Hope Devotionals - Healing Choices

How God Helps You in Your Grief

Everyone will experience loss. And you don’t just “get over” a loss. You can’t go under it; you can’t go around it. You’ve got to go through the grief. If you’re scared to express emotion … Continue reading How God Helps You in Your Grief

Keep Your Eyes on the Light

A common source of stress is loss. You can lose your job, your health, your money, your reputation, or a loved one. And when you add all the other challenges you have in life, it … Continue reading Keep Your Eyes on the Light

How God Uses Grief to Help You Grow

Grief, loss, and pain are inevitable parts of life. But did you know that God uses these things to help you grow? He does it in three ways. First, God uses pain to get your … Continue reading How God Uses Grief to Help You Grow

Faithful Friendships Help You Grow

Real change requires honest community. There are some things that you will never be able to change on your own. You’re going to need people in your life for support—specifically, a small group of people … Continue reading Faithful Friendships Help You Grow

It’s Time to Clean House

Real change requires cleaning house. If you’re one of those people who can’t find the motivation to get your physical house clean, then cleaning your spiritual house may seem like a bigger task. But this … Continue reading It’s Time to Clean House

Do You Show Empathy?

There are many ways to earn the respect of others during times of conflict. Yesterday we looked at three of those ways: Pause before you speak, resolve conflict privately, and appeal to the best in … Continue reading Do You Show Empathy?

How to Earn Respect in Times of Conflict

One of the deepest needs in life is the need to feel respected by others. In fact, Proverbs 22:1 says, “A good reputation and respect are worth much more than silver and gold” (CEV). But … Continue reading How to Earn Respect in Times of Conflict

The Freedom to Choose What Is Right

God gives four great freedoms to everyone who puts their trust in him. We already looked at the first two: a clear conscience and personal access to God. The third freedom is the power to … Continue reading The Freedom to Choose What Is Right

What It Means to Be Free

When people think about freedom, they often think about political or religious freedoms. But there is a freedom that goes far deeper: your spiritual freedom. Most people aren’t living spiritually free lives. They’re all bound … Continue reading What It Means to Be Free

Instead of Grumbling, Give Thanks

Fretting and fighting over the small stuff will always cause you to lose your happiness. This is a hard habit to break because people are negative by nature and conditioned by culture.  Ever since Adam … Continue reading Instead of Grumbling, Give Thanks