Dot McCollum on Joy

in Joy, Living Hope, Stories of Hope

For 28 years, I led a charmed life, blissfully unaware and untouched by most of life’s sadness. I had loving parents who encouraged me... read more

How I’m Choosing Hope in the Midst of Struggle—And How You Can Too

Dear Friend, I see you struggling, as I am, to make sense of the hopeless narrative that continues to proliferate, particularly in light of... read more

Seasons of Transition: Pruning in the Garden of College

By Guest Writer Catherine Carter To the high school graduate entering the vast, diverse garden of college: Welcome! Most of us are just following... read more

Notes of Encouragement: Joy

in Joy, Notes of Encouragement

That we’ve come to God through tragedy, not by doing things right but invariably by doing things wrong, is a gift.  We’ve learned so... read more

Practice Joy

in Choose Hope Today, Joy

Kintsugi is the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with gold, silver, or platinum lacquer. Rather than replace the pottery or hide the cracks,... read more