Seeds of Hope

Rename Your Valley

By Karen Berrios | April 2, 2019

A few days ago, while driving my kids to an appointment I got to listen to one of Pastor Joel Osteen’s sermons. I enjoy listening his teachings as he speaks biblical truths that resonate with my spirit. Anyhow, he spoke about renaming your valley and brought to reference the famous and familiar Psalm 23 “Though…

God has said Yes before you believed!

By Karen Berrios | February 17, 2019

When I first heard this and really thought it through it filled my heart with so much joy and hope. I quickly imagined saying YES to my three children before they would even understand it. I imagen saying yes to protecting them, caring for them, loving them, providing for them, guiding them, saying yes to…

Get Unstuck

By Karen Berrios | May 5, 2017

Get Unstuck At its core, hope—the positive expectation of something good coming—is rooted in your beliefs. But sometimes it seems like even though your conscious mind knows that there is always hope, your emotions keep getting stuck in negativity and worry. Why? Because we tend to operate in default mode, based on the habits and…

Be Unreasonably Optimistic

By Karen Berrios | April 14, 2017

Be Unreasonably Optimistic A hopeful person is one who truly believes that things can change for the better. When you are dealing with a challenge, one of the keys to being hopeful is to be unreasonably optimistic, just like the biblical David, who, against all apparent odds, succeeded in beating Goliath. While even those who…

Anticipate the Good

By Karen Berrios | March 4, 2017

Hope, a positive expectation of something good coming, is all about training yourself to anticipate the good rather than worrying about the bad. Being hopeful means overcoming the negative beliefs, thoughts and reactions that have become so automatic to us. How can we do this? It’s a matter of awareness. When challenging situations arise we…

Serving a God of Hope

By Karen Berrios | February 4, 2017

I have been called to live in alignment with the heart and mind of my God, a God of hope, the Creator of the universe for whom absolutely nothing is impossible. What I’ve learned through prayer and intimacy with Him and his Word is that there are no hopeless situations or circumstances. There are only…