“Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there’s no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic.” – Laini Taylor
Nowadays it can be so scary to be hopeful. The repercussions for having hope can feel like they outweigh being a pessimist ten to one.
But the truth is, hope is smart.
It is scary, but it is smart. There are times where it can be insanely difficult to have hope. But you deserve to have hope.
The only person that can give you hope is yourself. So, take the brave step of having hope, of looking to the future for happiness, of seeing how far you have to go but appreciating how far you have come.
Another bonus of having hope is that it is contagious. Once you start possessing more hope those around you with a) notice and b) try to match your level of hope. Thus starting a revolution of hope.
Start your own mini-revolution within yourself to light the wildfire of those around you.
Remember, hope is smart.