Readings: Mal 3.1-4; Phil 1.3-11; Lk 3.1-6
The Death of Hope

Are you feeling hopeful these days? Are there limits to your hope? What lies beyond those limits?

What does it feel like when people all around you tell you to have hope or to look for hope when, for you, there is none to be found?

Where has God been present for you in the dark place Brown calls "the shadow of hope?" What has God been up to?