It’s Okay To Hold Onto Your Hope

It’s okay to hold onto your hope. It’s okay to hold onto your hope. It’s okay to hope. 

Okay?

It’s easy to give in to the naysayers around you when the world seems like it’s on fire. It’s easy to buy into the narrative that there is no point. That we’re all doomed. That everyone is mean, and nobody is good, and that the odds are against you. It’s so easy to let yourself slip into that pattern of thought. It’s so easy to let yourself fall into a cycle of negativity. It’s so easy to believe the lies.

Quit believing that hope is silly.

Quit apologizing for your positivity.

Quit apologizing for your optimism.

Hope is the thing that will see you through. Hope is the thing that can keep you going. Hope is what you can hold onto.

It’s okay to hold onto your hope. It’s okay to hold onto your hope. It’s okay to hope.

It’s okay to believe that people are, at their core, good. It’s okay to believe in the hope for a better tomorrow. It’s okay to believe in the hope that you can do better. It’s okay to believe in the hope that we can all do better, that we all can be better. It’s okay to believe in the power of love and the power of prayer and the strength in hope.

Hope gives us the courage to move forward. Hope gives us the strength to look at another sunrise when our world feels like it’s going up in flames. Hope gives us the balance to pray for a miracle when the best scientists in the world tell us that there is nothing to be done.

Hope gives way to something bigger than ourselves. Our hearts become bigger when we allow hope to come in.

To hope doesn’t mean that you are naive or that you are ill-informed or that you are not to face reality.

To hope means that you trust. To hope means that you have a certain expectation for yourself, for those around you. To hope means that you are able to express your wants, your desires, and your needs.

It’s okay to hope. TC mark

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