Discouragement means that your courage is taken away, which can happen when the source of it is misplaced.
When I am discouraged I often ask myself, “Where is your hope?” I never fail to recognize that I have placed my hope in another person or circumstance during those times. But the truth is that other people can fail or disappoint you; circumstances can change unfavorably. However, our God in heaven is the same
From my youversion devo today