We know many who could use a little light  now to illuminate their path in a journey in need of light. Some are gravely concerned over the fate of our country. Others have personal problems tucked closely to them. Whatever the case, we are a people in need of hope. True hope. Not the wishful thinking kind of “hope” that only offers us a moment of therapeutic reprieve before reality hits. The following are quotes centered around providing a light. We hope these words offer a spot of hope even in the messes of your own life– from a global level to a personal level. We hold many of you dear friends close to our hearts.

Here are some quotes on true hope as well as quotes to cultivate the hope within ourselves and others:


It’s always darkest before the day dawneth. -Thomas Fuller
It's always darkest before the day dawneth. -Thomas Fuller

“Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.”  -J.R.R. Tolkien
“Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.” -J.R.R. Tolkien

“Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.” -Matin Luther

“Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.” -Matin Luther

“Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.” -1 Chronicles 16:11
Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always. -1 Chronicles 16:11

“The Christian is an idealist, judging actions not by what works but what ought to be, based on objective standards.”  –Chuck Colson & Nancy Pearcey

"The Christian is an idealist, judging actions not by what works but what ought to be, based on objective standards." Chuck Colson & Nancy Pearcey

“The kings of the earth prepare for battle;  the rulers plot together against the Lord and against his anointed one. ‘Let us break their chains,’ they cry, ‘and free ourselves from slavery to God.’ But the one who rules in heaven laughs.” -Psalm 2:4
"The kings of the earth prepare for battle; the rulers plot together against the Lord and against his anointed one. 'Let us break their chains,' they cry, 'and free ourselves from slavery to God.' But the one who rules in heaven laughs." -Psalm 2:4

“I want to see beauty. In the ugly, in the sink, in the suffering, in the daily, in all the days before I die, the moments before I sleep.” Ann Voskamp
“I want to see beauty. In the ugly, in the sink, in the suffering, in the daily, in all the days before I die, the moments before I sleep.” -Ann Voskamp

“When You don’t move the mountains I’m needing You to move. When You don’t part the waters I wish I could walk through When You don’t give the answers as I cry out to You. I will trust, I will trust, I will trust in You.” -Lauren Daigle

"When You don’t move the mountains I’m needing You to move. When You don’t part the waters I wish I could walk through When You don’t give the answers as I cry out to You. I will trust, I will trust, I will trust in You." -Lauren Daigle

“And though this world, with devils filled, should threaten to undo us, we will not fear, for God hath willed his truth to triumph through us.” -From: “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”
"And though this world, with devils filled, should threaten to undo us, we will not fear, for God hath willed his truth to triumph through us." -From: "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God"

You will be secure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety.” -Job 11:18
" You will be secure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety." -Job 11:18

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words — And never stops at all.”  –Emily Dickinson
“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words — And never stops at all.” -Emily Dickinson

“Kind words are like honey–sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.” -Proverbs 16:24
"Kind words are like honey--sweet to the soul and healthy for the body." -Proverbs 16:24

“Sometimes you don’t know when you’re taking the first step through a door until you’re already inside.” -Ann Voskamp
“Sometimes you don’t know when you’re taking the first step through a door until you’re already inside.” -Ann Voskamp

“Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” -1Cor. 13:7
"Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things." -1Cor. 13:7

” Let your hopes and not your hurts, shape your future.” -Robert H. Schuller
" Let your hopes and not your hurts, shape your future." -Robert H. Schuller
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