When you look forward to something good happening and that gives you joy because you have some expectation of obtaining it, you have hope. My dogs and cats have an expectation that I will feed them and boy does their hope give them joy! People have many kinds of hope, but in whom do you place your hope?
When you take a journey, you hope to make it to your destination. You trust that your car and your ability to navigate and drive will get you there. When you face a difficult task, you have hope to complete it that gets better and better as you get closer to your goal. You are seeing that the expectations you have for yourself are coming to pass and your hope grows. What a wonderful feeling it is when that difficult task is done!
In whom do you hope when life gets hard and things don’t go your way?
What about eternity? What is your hope for life after death? In whom is your hope? Read more »