The Weeping Prophet and True Hope

Jeremiah’s persistent obedience, even in persecution, even in the unraveling of his city during the Babylonian siege, stirs a fearless hope. He faced what many of us fear today, in the counsel and fellowship of his God. Such a closeness is not now only reserved for prophets, but all of God’s children.

What About January 2nd?

But what if the turning of a new day, the first “ordinary” day of the year is every bit as important as New Year’s Day? While the fresh start of January 1st inspires us to dream big, what if unremarkable January 2nd gives a precious prodding to remain dedicated to our resolve and to look to our only sure Hope in the midst ordinary life?

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