In Ledgerwood’s talk, she describes how people tend to focus more on the negativity of failure, more than the positivity of success, even of success happens more often. Failure sticks around much longer, she cites an example of the glass half full/half empty concept.
This podcast shares interviews of real people who turned lemons into lemonade. We like the variety of stories: a widow who found life after a loss, a mom diagnosed with multiple sclerosis who refused to let her illness define her, a teenager janitor who got ahead by hard work but learned the importance of giving and taking.
Perhaps you’re brand new to meditation and looking for somewhere to start, or maybe you’re a seasoned practitioner seeking a simple way to tap into a meditative state. This simple guided meditation on positive thinking will help you tune in to a more relaxed and joyful state.
In this article, we’ll dive a little deeper into the most inspiring Bible story on faith and also cover some significant runners-up from both the Old and New Testaments including Abraham and Isaac, Daniel and the lions, Mary the Mother of God, and Paul the apostle.
Music is a beautiful way to praise God. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has some especially luminous hymns on hope to help remind us of God’s goodness and His promises.
Lord, my body is weak, but You can help my soul stay strong. Give me the strength to accept the limits this illness may put on my physical being. Grant me the faith to believe in a higher purpose for the suffering I am enduring right now.
Personal tales of hope in the face of darkness can open our eyes to the world in a new way. When we experience the lives of others who have forged their way through insurmountable obstacles to meaningful lives, we are inspired to make changes in our own. I hope that these famous stories of hope will light your way to change your world and embrace happiness
I raise a hallelujah, with everything inside of me
I raise a hallelujah, I will watch the darkness flee
I raise a hallelujah, in the middle of the mystery
I raise a hallelujah, fear you lost your hold on me!
Easing the pain of hopelessness can be a challenging and tumultuous journey. But one way you can alleviate these emotions is by taking solace, knowing that you are not the only one to have ever felt this.
Courtney Barnett’s song “Hopelessness” has some powerful lyrics that perfectly describe what it feels like to be without hope while still trying to pursue the goal of hoping again. Read through the lyrics, listen to the song, and know you are not alone.