Hope Is

Hope is not wishful thinking.
Hope is not a kind sentiment.
Hope is not a pipe dream, a positive attitude, or a good intention.
Hope is having your feet firmly planted in a field of sorrow, loss, or heartbreak and
still believing that a harvest of goodness will come on this ground.
Hope is the willingness to choose action instead of despair.
Hope is planting seeds of love paired with the patience to watch them grow, in their own time.
Hope is the way that loving another person lifts her head and strengthens her back.
Hope is participating in each other's healing just as surely as we cause each other's pain.
Hope is something I am only beginning to learn.
Vote hope. Let's picture it together.
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