Saturday, December 28, 2013

21 Simple Truths for Having Hope Now!

It is never too late to want more in life. Renewing your hope in the possibilities of what can be inspires you to dare greatly. Your capacity to dwell in hope creates a desire in your heart to grab hold of the present and seek out opportunities to manifest the seeds of greatness dwelling within you.

The following quotes on hope can begin to water your seeds of greatness and inspire you to take purpose-driven actions to manifest more of what you want in life.

The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.

~Barbara Kingsoliver~

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don't wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.

~President Barack Obama~

I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that remains.

~Anne Frank~

To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage and kindness.

~Howard Zinn~

There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

~Victor Hugo~

You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith, and hope.

~Thomas Merton~

Hope is verb with its short sleeves rolled up.

~David Orr~

At what point do you give up – decide enough is enough? There is only one answer really. Never.

~Tabitha Suzuma~

If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps moving, you lose the courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today, I still have a dream.

~Martin Luther King, Jr.~

Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the window which hope has opened.

~Charles H. Spurgeon~

While the heart beats, hope lingers.

~Alison Croggon~

We're called to be faithful, to take those first difficult steps- and to leave the results up to God.

~Alex Harris~

I inhale hope with every breath I take.

~Sharon Key Penman~

To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.

~G.K. Chesterton~

Faith is the very first thing you should pack in a hope chest.

~Sarah Breathnach~

Sometimes when you least expect it, the tables turn and that scary feeling that has taken hold of you for so long somehow turns into hope.

~David Archuleta~

Hope is the thing with feathers.

That perches in the soul.

And sings the tune without the words.

And never stops at all.

~Emily Dickinson~

We should ask God to increase our hope when it is small, awaken it when it is dormant confirm it when it is wavering, strengthen it when it is weak, and raise it up when it is over thrown.

~John Calvin~

When you feel like hope is gone, look inside you and be strong and you'll finally see the truth- that hero lies in you.

~Mariah Carey~

A person can do incredible things if he or she has enough hope.

~Shannon K. Butcher~

Once you choose hope, anything is possible.

~Christopher Reeves~

How much will it cost you to live without hope? There is no one as unique as you.
You have been divinely designed and equipped to walk in victory towards the achievement of the dreams calling out to you from within your soul.
Dare to answer the siren calls of your soul and you will tap into the power of your spirit to manifest the treasure in you.

I'd like to know how hope has enabled you to be more, do more and experience more in life. Share your comments below.

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Happy New Year!

Until the next time, be great by choice!

Jackie Capers-Brown

Founder, Grow Forward & Flourish