Dr Charisse le Roux’s book Courageous Hope contains 134 daily devotional pieces, focussing on a variety of subjects, ranging from fear, joy, our identity, making choices, renewing our strength, spending our time wisely to contentment and inner peace. Each devotional is accompanied by an appropriate text from the Bible, as well as an inspirational quote from various sources. As the title of the book suggests, all of the devotionals are eventually helping the reader to live with courageous hope – despite our setbacks in life. It is well written and filled with spiritual wisdom and practical advice, stemming from the author’s own lived faith. It is recommended for a broad readership – young and old, men and women.