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We're all likely to experience feelings of hopelessness, in different ways, at different times, for different reasons.
And when you do, hope may be here for you.

Definition of hopelessness

Definition of Hopelessness

Experiencing feelings of hopelessness can lead an individual to lose interest in the things that would usually be a source…

"The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. "

Mark Twain



Bible stories about hopelessness

Bible Stories About Hopelessness

For all the examples the Bible provides of stories of triumph, joy, and wonder, the people whose lives are depicted also had their fair share of trials. Hopelessness is not…
prayer for depression and hopelessness

Prayer for Depression and Hopelessness

Hopelessness can be all-consuming. There are times when it feels like there is no way to crawl out of the pit. Look here for prayers for depression and hopelessness.
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Hopelessness literally means a feeling of no hope, or a lack of hope, sometimes caused by facing a dilemma that you feel cannot be solved.  The emotion is experienced differently for everyone but is typically characterized by a negative viewpoint about the future–perhaps brought about by thoughts of losing control and confidence and the energy to reach the future you once imagined.


Just today I decided to make a way

Just today I decided to walk away

Just today I decided to make a start

to do away with my broken heart

It’s never too late to make that change

Just today I started to do things my way

to let go of this hopelessness

to become the very best

to strive to survive

to express what I feel inside

yes I thought just today to be me

and fly away

"Never give up. Have hope. Expect only the best from life and take action to get it."

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