Where is God when bad things happen? Part 3: Finding hope

with Hilary Harper-Wilcoxen

Is there a valid reason to have hope for something better when things seem to go from bad to worse? This week's guest spent some time researching hope and has put into practice how it greases the wheels for increased and lasting good.

Welcome to this edition of Sentinel Watch, a weekly production of the Christian Science Sentinel. My name is Tony Lobl, and in our last couple of podcasts we’ve been talking about just how hard it can be to read that newspaper or turn on that TV or to get those breaking news alerts on our smartphone and constantly hear things that seem devastating, even insurmountable. Our guests have been answering a big question, “Where is God when bad things happen?” Yet there are ways people choose to respond constructively, and today we want to talk about one of those responses. Hope. Hope is constructive, but is it actually reasonable to hold on to hope when so many bad situations seem to vie for our attention? Our guest today is Hillary Harper Wilcockson. Hilary, welcome to the program. 

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