Irrepressible Hope Devotional: Devotions to Anchor Your Soul and Buoy Your Spirit

Irrepressible Hope Devotional: Devotions to Anchor Your Soul and Buoy Your Spirit

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Always remember this: Regardless of what goes on in the world or our lives, we can have hope! In this dynamic collection of 60 straight-to-the-heart devotions, the Women of Faith speaker team shares how hope kept them afloat when life threatened to pull them under. Give the gift of hope - or keep yours alive - with this 60-day devotional.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781418515942
Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date: 11/17/2003
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishing
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,038,697
File size: 424 KB

About the Author

Patsy Clairmont is a popular speaker, a coauthor of various Women of Faith devotionals, and the author of such best-selling books as "God Uses Cracked Pots" and "Sportin' a 'Tude." She and her husband live in Brighton, Michigan.

Barbara Johnson was the founder of Spatula Ministries, a coauthor of various Women of Faith devotionals, and the author of numerous bestselling books, including Boomerang Joy, Living Somewhere between Estrogen and Death, and Stick a Geranium in Your Hat and Be Happy.

Nicole Johnson, author of Fresh Brewed Life, has a uniquely creative voice. As an accomplished writer, speaker, and actor, Nicole has performed in thousands of churches and venues over the last twenty-five years, including more than a decade of touring with the national conference Women of Faith. Nicole lives in Santa Monica, CA with her husband and two children. Nicole writes regularly at

Marilyn Meberg is a captivating speaker, a coauthor of various Women of Faith devotionals, and the author of "I’d Rather Be Laughing and Choosing the Amusing." She lives in Frisco, TX.
Luci Swindoll is author of Celebrating Life and a co-author of various Women of Faith devotionals. She has served as a business executive of Mobil Oil Corporation and as vice president with Insight for Living. She lives in Frisco, Texas.
Thelma Wells is a popular author, speaker and businesswoman. As an African-American woman, Thelma was instrumental in bringing racial diversity to the Women of Faith conferences. Thelma has had her own television show, been an assistant vice president of a bank, and an inspirational public speaker/business consultant.

Sheila Walsh is a powerful communicator, Bible teacher, and bestselling author with more than five million books sold. She is the author of the award-winning Gigi, God’s Little Princess series, Peace for Today, Loved Back to Life, The Storm Inside, Five Minutes with Jesus and The Longing in Me. She is cohost of Life Today with James and Betty Robison. Sheila lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband, Barry, and son, Christian.



Table of Contents

Introduction: The Cape of Good Hopevii
Part 1Charting Your Course
Two Fixed Points3
Don't Forget the Eraser!6
With All My Heart13
Mission Impossible?17
God Knows21
Just Do It25
Packing with Care28
Hope and Humor31
Queen of Charts35
Part 2Smooth Sailing
All Knotted Up41
The Optimism Equation44
Spare Parts and Big Feet48
Live the Life Out of It!52
The Language of Hope56
The Ever-Moving Shadow60
Daily Brush Strokes64
The Scandal Package67
All Day Long70
He's Always There73
Part 3Stormy Weather Ahead
I Remember ...79
Gravitating toward Hope83
Heavenly Healing87
Hope Hops!94
Storm Savvy98
Keeping the Boat Afloat102
The Drake Passage106
Through All Our Storms110
Safe in the Arms of Jesus115
Part 4Mayday!
Sending Up a Distress Signal121
Call God!124
The Not-So-Magnificent Obsession127
Lost and Found131
Kicking the Bucket Habit135
The Great Physician138
Drop Zones142
Hope Floats146
"This Ain't about Nothin'!"149
Knock, Knock152
Part 5All Hands on Deck
People Need People159
My Big Fat Porch Family162
Radiating Hope167
Love One Another171
The Magic of Music174
Who You Gonna Call?179
Stained-Glass Redemption183
Throw Out the Lifeline186
We're All Here190
Together, Forever194
Part 6Land Ho!
"Are We There Yet?"199
Obnoxious or Persistent?202
Safely in Hope's Camp206
Waiting for the Light210
Hobbling Home213
Something to Crow About216
Fact or Fantasy?220
This Is the Hope224
Keep Your Hopes Up!228
There's No Place Like Hope232
Conclusion: Safe Harbor235
About the Authors239

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