Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Word of the Day: Hope

Sometimes hope is all we have to hang onto. That can be a blessing.  When all else fails us, we still have that hope.  It's the last thing we can cling to and there are times when we really need that.

When the road is long and hard, it's hope that gets us out of bed in the morning. It's hope that allows us to face the day of uncertainty and hardship. And it's hope that lets us forge ahead because maybe today will be the day that it all comes together.

I believe in hope. It's powerful and it's important and it changes things.

But, sometimes it seems so small and paltry.  Because sometimes you know that hope really is the only thing you're holding onto, and that under that thin layer of hope lies a whole lot of fear.

But you hang on anyway when it's the only thing that you have.


  1. I love this post. Sometimes it can be hard to have hope but it's the only thing that keeps you going!

    It's sad that some people have no hope (depression).

    1. Thank you! Though I'm not sure that people who are depressed have no hope... sometimes I think it's the hope that keeps us going. :)

  2. Beautiful post, Jo. You always inspire me and fill me with HOPE! :)

    1. Thank you so much... that's such a kind thing to say!


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