Hope is not a magical potion that fixes everything. Hope is not a given gift that changes your circumstances. Some people place unrealistic parameters on what hope is. What hope allows us to do is grow. It is the ability to always look toward tomorrow. It is the ability to not engage in moments of despair.
We can hope that things will get better for each of us. We can trust that there is promise for the future. Of course that hope is tempered with reality
At what point does hope turn into denial? That may be one of the most common questions I have been faced with. Hope and optimism are wonderful ways of being as long as we can participate fully in what is happening in the present.
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