Hope Lives

But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.” Romans 8:25 (NIV).

I’ve not yet seen
Peace on earth
Mankind can be mean

Hatred and bitterness
Mar the world
Hearts with hopelessness

Yet I have hope
Lives in my heart
Gives peace to cope

Promises of God
Heal humanity
Broken and flawed

May hope never die


De is tending the pub at dVerse Poets Pub today, serving up hope by the pint bottle or on draft. Head on over and see the hope-in-44-words the poets have to offer for this Quadrille Monday.

About Linda Kruschke

I am a Jesus Freak, and I don't care who knows it. I am a wife, mother, sister, aunt, daughter, and friend. My blood family is only part of the larger family of Christ that I belong to. I love to write, especially about my dear Savior.
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16 Responses to Hope Lives

  1. Mish says:

    We need more hearts like yours in this world, Linda. A beautiful write.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. lillian says:

    Starts with a litany of despair….ends with powerful hope. LOVE the word cloud with it!


  3. Truedessa says:

    May hope always live within the heart!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Bev says:

    The word cloud is very effective. Wise words, well said.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Waltermarks says:

    Real hope can only be born in our hearts by God

    Liked by 1 person

  6. jillys2016 says:

    A gentle breeze – well done.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Frank Hubeny says:

    It is good that there always is a need for hope or we would think we need no promises.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Grace says:

    Lovely share Linda ~

    Liked by 1 person

  9. I do think that hope can help… as long as we don’t forget to act.

    Liked by 1 person

  10. whimsygizmo says:

    Love this, Linda. The verse, and your words. Beautiful.

    Liked by 1 person

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