Finding hope in times of darkness is difficult, but so necessary to our happiness and attitude towards life.
Hope is so often a misunderstood virtue, it’s no wonder people usually undervalue it.
Bobby Angel lets us know that hope is not the false optimism that says, “I hope I live to see the day when poverty is no more,” and it’s not simply a wishful expectation like when you say, “I hope I get that awesome laptop for Christmas.”
Hope is a gift from God that helps us keep our eyes on heaven, even when things seem dismal and dark here on earth.
As Pope Benedict XVI said, “One who has hope lives differently.”
Here are some excellent resources on this essential topic.