We can face the sometimes harsh and difficult circumstances of our
lives either with a sense of hope and great expectation or with a sense
of despair accompanied by the feelings of dread and doom.
Either way we will still have to face the harsh circumstances that
are happening or will happen in our lives.
Hope is a beneficial thing to have when faced with difficult
situations; whereas despair is not.
It does very little good to run back and forth in a state of panic
with your hands waving over your head saying, the sky is falling, the
sky is falling, every time you are faced with a difficult
Whereas, when we have hope we will not panic, but will proceed with
laboring to overcome the problem.