“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier’…” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
Happy New Year & Happy New Day…
“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier’…”
Hope is such a divine and glorious word. To cherish a desire with anticipation. To want and desire something to happen or be true. To believe in the outcome of something that while it might be difficult to obtain, is not impossible. To have confidence and trust. That is Hope.
Hope is truly that feeling that smiles from the threshold of a new year, a new day, a new opportunity, and that let’s you know that it will be better, it will be more, it will be what you make of it, no matter what.
Did you catch that last bit – it will be what you make of it, no matter what. Therein lies the heart of hope. Hope is everything that is possible it the best and brightest of lights. Hope is joyous and aspirational. Hope is optimism and faith. Hope is glorious and ambitious and always ready for you to take part.
Hope is an action, not just a feeling. It is reliant upon you and how you choose to actively engage in yourself, in your life and in the world you live in. Hope is synonymous with the soul – for without one the other cannot thrive.
In chaotic, confusing, heavy and scary times, hope is still there – a light that shines the way to a brighter, steadier, lighter time. Hope is what gets us through the quiet, cold, dark Winter and sees us come to life again in the blooming of Spring.
Covid and the chaotic attacks upon our Democracy here in the US will be overcome by the hope that it will get better. We will find a way to flatten the curve of Covid and to vaccinate and heal. We will find ways to heal and correct the wrongs that have not only afflicted our policies, but our very people. The currents of white supremacy that run through this country will be stopped and the wrongs inflicted will be set to rights. Hope is lighting the way and igniting the actions that will lead to better ways. Hope is not just whispering, it is shouting loud for all to hear (even if they wish not to) – Now it is time for true equality and Now is the time for real change.
May this new year find hope not just whispering, but actively moving you to new, brighter, more joyous heights and to the life and world you desire. You’ve got this and it will be happier…
Namaste ~ Ella
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