Hope Arcuri

Words Of Hope Blog-- dedicated to vulnerable writing about my crazy life. Check out my new tab Missed Moments about my experiences on public transportation!

Vulnerability & Grace

One of the most amazing parts of being a Christian is the constant reminder and reality that God loves me and pursues me even when I royally screw up,...

2018

The many Year in Reviews popping up on my newsfeed are filled with positivity, as friends look back on their year with rose-colored glasses. I appreci...

Relieving Yourself

A couple weeks ago, I saw a man suffering from homelessness standing against a building. I was standing nearby, looking at Google maps trying to figur...

Man with Bike

Sunday, 3pm. I’m squeezed between two people, among a group of crushed together people on the 6. The train was so crowded that after one stop an old...

The Foot.

I smelled it first. A decaying, infected, atrocious smell that keep wafting toward my side of the train. I was talking to my friend about his adjustme...

The Quiet

The Subway trains here are atrociously loud. In fact, they’re basically as loud as a jet taking off. Don’t believe me? Read this Guardian article ...