Month: July 2012

Stories That Shape Us

Stories That Shape Us

We talk in story form, have you noticed that? When’s the last time you broke out in to song when someone asked you how your day has been? Have you ever responded to the question, “How are you feeling?” with a proverb? No. We are storytellers and each day the plot thickens a bit. We…

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By Bo White July 26, 2012 Off

The Ingredients of Hope

The Ingredients of Hope

Cornelius Plantinga, in his book Engaging God’s World quotes Lewis Smedes concerning the anatomy of hope. Plantinga writes, “According to Smedes…genuine hope always combines imagination, faith, and desire. Those are the main ingredients,” (p. 8). If you’re like me, you’re often missing one of the ingredients and like a cake that isn’t baked properly, our…

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By Bo White July 26, 2012 Off