1. n. the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best 2. n. a person or thing in which expectations are centered 3. v. to look forward to with desire and reasonable confidence 4. v. to wish for something with expectation of its fulfillment 5. v. to have confidence; trust 6. n. the theological virtue defined as the desire and search for a future good, difficult but not impossible to attain with God's help
What is Hope?
Hope is not blind optimism. Hope is not sitting on the sideline or shirking from a fight. Hope is that thing inside of us that insists, despite all the evidence to the contrary, that there is something greater inside of us. Barack Obama