Our Virtual Chaplain says…
In the Bible there is a verse that reminds us how a hopeful approach can get through any difficulty we face. Even when things get tough, if we keep our focus on hope, it gives us the patient endurance to make it through. There may not feel a lot to feel positive and thankful for right now but finding a sense of hope will give us the confidence to know that a brighter day is coming; and that you and I will be stronger on the other side.
“Even in times of trouble we have a joyful confidence, knowing that our pressures will develop in us patient endurance. And patient endurance will refine our character, and proven character leads us back to hope.” Taken from Romans chapter 5 verses 4-5
In other words, our character gets stronger over time if we keep holding onto hope. So, what are you hopeful for today? Let’s always remember the truth of this quote by Sope Agbelusi who said: “Remember diamonds are created under pressure so hold on, it be your time to shine soon…”
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