Friday, April 6, 2018

Hope True or False


Sometimes I feel like the word "hope" is a loaded word. It is so commonly used when talking with others that it is said as a cliché or like a common goodbye. And I wondered if we were doing more harm than good by using it without much thought at all. Wikipedia says:

"Hope is an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large. As a verb, its definitions include: "expect with confidence" and "to cherish a desire with anticipation".

It is best to ask if your hope is a true hope thought coming from a place of sincerity or just false hope, the cliché used as a passing phrase said quickly as you change the subject or say goodbye. Susan...