I Believe In Hope

What is HOPE? This is the place for us to define the future of the United States in our own way. This is our place to share what HOPE is to each one of us. 1,910 People

    Jeniha Jeniha
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 25, 2015

    Don't be sad when something bad happens.

    We all know that nothing stays the same forever. Things happened. However, problems arise when we become attached to the way things are. But sometimes we need to accept that life is a series of ever changing events and situations and new opportunities will present themselves to...
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    10 Responses Jun 24, 2015

    There is always hope.

      I don't even know myself at all...I thought I would be happy, by now.But the more I try to push it,I realize; gotta let go of control.Gotta let it happen.Gotta let it happen.Gotta let it happen.So let it happen.It's just a spark,But it's enough to keep me going.And when...
    YouCouldBeHappy YouCouldBeHappy
    70+, F
    Nov 27, 2014

    "But, this dark place is not the end.

    Remember that the darkness of night precedes the dawn. And as long as your heart still beats, this is not the death of it. You don’t have to die here. Sometimes, the ocean floor is only a stop on the journey. And it is when you are at this lowest point, that you are faced with...
    ishqelahasil ishqelahasil
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jul 2, 2015
    umayyad umayyad
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 28, 2015
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    2 Responses Mar 18, 2015

    Pray for Whirled Peas.

    EP says I need to make my story longer. So blah, blah, blah. There happy?
    Wkappan Wkappan
    66-70, M
    Mar 16, 2016

    Hope is dangerous because it's one of the few

    things that has equal the power to destroy you as it does to save you.
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 6, 2016


    The Shawshank Redemption  Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies. I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy livin' or get busy dyin'.
    loopnscc loopnscc
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Aug 25, 2009

    And love and faith and new beginnings.

    My mother always told me "Honey, when there is life there is hope" and when I despair sometimes that's the only thing that keeps me going. I do believe in hope. Sometimes when you lose faith and even love, hope will help you to press on and never give up. And today, I'm holding...
    easynuh easynuh
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 1, 2014
    itsmecrazyUCme itsmecrazyUCme
    16-17, F
    Apr 21, 2016

    We are the defiant. The ones

    who defy history. Defy family, defy death, Gravity, and our demons. We defy weakness and wanderlust. We defy expectation and explanation. We defy haters and heartbreak. We defy luck and bad blood. We defy to be ignored, to be bored, to be defined. This is out purpose. Our moment...
    Living2Heights Living2Heights
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    When I was younger, I always imagined myself

    running to a bridge about to jump off and before I did I saw his hand reaching out to me. And then he holds my hand tight and promises to never let me go. He promises to fight for me always. I didn't think love saved me but I believed hope did. I believed in love. I believed in...
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    Mar 30, 2015

    The only consolation I have

    now is that if I'd conquered this fear and get over this dread of people and social life and be able to come to terms with my twisted mind then I'll be able to forgive everyone. To be able to truly forgive others and have no trace of hatred left. I used to love life, love...
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    May 25, 2014

    I'm not sure if it's real

    or imagined but there's an image burnt into the recess of my memory of a time when i was little of this girl comforting me when i was crying one day ,offering her hand to me. Whenever i'm in the lowest of my low, whenever i doubt myself or i think i'm not able to continue , i...
    LastMinutePrince LastMinutePrince
    22-25, M
    Nov 8, 2014

    I believe that there is hope in this world

    trapped in a little box waiting to be opened. Whether it's hope to make this world a better place or hope that your struggles will end it is all possible through Gods power. Even though that box of hope may be small, when it is opened it's unstoppable more powerful than fear. I...
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    Jun 27, 2014

    I'm hoping for my depression to go away,

    my bipolar disorder to disappear, and my anxiety to loosen up.
    sighselly sighselly
    13-15, F
    1 Response May 6, 2014

    Kill tension before tensions kill you,

    reach your goal before goal kicks you, live life before life leaves you.
    Amyamo Amyamo
    22-25, F
    Jun 9, 2015

    It makes me sad when I hear people tear down

    America and its people. It makes me sad when I hear people and even teachers tear down this world and the things we aren't doing. All you hear is why? Why do we do this? Why do we act like this? Why aren't we trying to better our world or our nation? This is the negative way of...
    Living2Heights Living2Heights
    18-21, F
    Oct 18, 2015

    My life seems terrible to you

    but I seem as if my life was just coincidentally a bumpy ride. I didn't complain about losing my virginity at age 10 with my mum's ex boyfriend, physical abuse, verbal abuse and all of that stuff I was just glad I was living, breathing and just ... alive. Of course I was scared...
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    1 Response Jul 5, 2015

    The one who loves you will not make you cry

    alone at night thinking about him/her. They will be right beside you telling you it will be alright.
    Kelvinlin Kelvinlin
    46-50, M
    Jul 30, 2015
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    Jul 5, 2015

    hi i am looking for a loving

    and caring person to stand by my side in good times and bad times
    joint29 joint29
    31-35, M
    Sep 22, 2015

    I wanted to wish everyone a Happy Easter!

    !! Thank you all for everything yo did to help me you are all amazing people!!! Keep going on , and LOVE YOU ALL!!❤️❤️❤️
    BlueWings1 BlueWings1
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2014

    Dear future significant other your nickname

    will be TeaCake from the book Their Eyes Were Watching God
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    18-21, F
    Sep 26, 2015


    v=JPtIv2lnkTY My favorite song that brings me hope when I am really down. Thank God for his amazing love that NEVER ENDS!!!!!
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2014

    I believe in restoration completely

    and Beyond . Thank God!!
    elizabethfitzgerald elizabethfitzgerald
    61-65, F
    2 Responses May 29, 2014

    FEAR is strong, But, HOPE is stronger.

    Hold on to it and good things will happen eventually!!
    Sim47 Sim47
    26-30, M
    Jan 28, 2015

    It's Day One. Time to Do it!

    Day One - Matthew West http://youtube.com/watch?v=Qq2Tp3asLU8
    deleted deleted
    Jan 1, 2016

    I'm starting a new chapter in my life my father

    died recently and I feel so empty inside . But when I'm at work out and about I feel free to do what I want again. I miss my father like hell but I'm looking forward to new beginnings and positivity. I'm going to live it up as much as I can and feel great.
    GabbyWoodBerry GabbyWoodBerry
    18-21, F
    Oct 2, 2015

    There is always hope

    that things can get better...people can find a way through even the darkest times. A loss can be lived with, and life can even seem good again.  There are times in my work, when the person I work with feels so hopeless, then I hold onto the hope for them. And if they can...
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    Nov 17, 2014

    Sometimes the edges are blurred Sometimes the

    angles are fine. I shade in your eyes with charcoal And draw in your mouth with a line. Your life is at a standstill Your world is cross hatched black The promise of a future Is outlined at your back I sketch you into darkness A shade as dull as lead Then rub out thin...
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    2 Responses Feb 26, 2016

    Because when there's nothing else left,

    there is still always hope ⭐️
    PrincessPeach08 PrincessPeach08
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 25, 2015

    All that is gold does not glitter,

    Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again shall be king. ~ J.R.R...
    GlitzandGlamber GlitzandGlamber
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Mar 20, 2015

    I am not perfect, nor do I make myself out to

    be. But during this state of my frustration I am going through, I had a talk with my supervisor about recognizing one's true potential and striving to obtain it. She, as often as I've heard this before, encouraged me to continue my education in counseling. Not later, but now...
    NaomiSunshineJourney NaomiSunshineJourney
    31-35, F
    Mar 25, 2015

    Hope is like the sun,

    which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. Samuel Smiles
    beautifulroses beautifulroses
    22-25, F
    Aug 9, 2015

    Believing in hope ! Would it get you far?

    Having hope for a better career a better life. Having hope that you'll one day love again to truly love again! Hmmm.
    NatalieMarie521 NatalieMarie521
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2015

    It's Day One. Time to Do it!

    Day One - Matthew West http://youtube.com/watch?v=Qq2Tp3asLU8
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    Jan 1, 2016

    I lost it for a little while.

    ..trying to get it back...
    easynuh easynuh
    31-35, F
    Mar 21, 2015

    Hope is not something to compromise,

    it is like a bridge that links us to our destination or destiny....
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2015

    So I joined EP a few weeks ago coming from a

    background of extremely low self-esteem and terrible body image and no self worth. I could never find anyone near me who was a part of the site, but met some awesome guys on here who really helped me to think I was attractive. I began to think that maybe someone who could see...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 23, 2015

    All sacrifice and suffering is redemptive.

    It is used to either teach the individual or to help others. Nothing is by chance
    Living2Heights Living2Heights
    18-21, F
    Dec 24, 2015

    tomorrow ,will be performing our dance .

    and im so sick af. but i need to ba there so that i'll have my grade .
    bEige015 bEige015
    16-17, F
    Dec 5, 2015

    tomorrow is a new day.

    it is also the day that someone will meet his other half, someone will see again his closest friend. or an old acquaintance from his childhood. maybe one person decides to change his life and follow his dream. or another person realizes what he really wants. tomorrow someone...
    thisonetime13 thisonetime13
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 7, 2015

    I love the way she survived.

    Survival looked good on her. There were no dark marks under her eyes. Maybe deep inside, but I like the way she looked through them and laughed at life. She did it gracefully. She walked over glass and through fire, but still smiled. And, honestly, I’m not interested in people...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Nov 4, 2015

    Iv been a bit lost in finding myself,

    have everyone looking down to me and setting low standards for me because I had my daughter at the wrong time and the wrong man. I am desperate to find to move because I am depressed with my mom..I also got court with my daughters father..there was an altercation where he...
    findingtruth828 findingtruth828
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2016

    Hope is what have kept me going

    for so many years. If I hadn't believed in a better future and better people I would've only been a shadow of what I am today. Hope really does change lives.
    ParkerFewer ParkerFewer
    18-21, F
    Oct 5, 2014

    Hope Is Creating a World...

    Hope is creating a world where basic needs such as food, shelter and health care aren't seen as unattainable luxuries for the many living below the poverty line.
    EPArsineh EPArsineh
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 2, 2008

    Attending human trafficking training & I see

    this sign. I guess I will be following my dreams.
    NotperfectEver NotperfectEver
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 10, 2015

    There is no medicine like hope,

    no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow. - - Orison Swett Marden
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    Mar 10, 2015

    I believe that even though we can't go back to

    the past or buy a time machine but we all can make a new start and can cross the finish line with firework!
    cupcake1356 cupcake1356
    13-15, F
    Dec 7, 2015

    We met at the wrong time.

    That's what I keep telling myself anyway. Maybe one day years from now, we'll meet at a coffee shop in a far away city somewhere and we could give it another shot. I mean.....Hi stranger! :) When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you...
    Jhayz Jhayz
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2015

    The fact that you're still alive is hope.

    Each day we live, we face death. There is always hope. If don't feel the strength to push on further, hope is guiding you. Whether you know it or not.
    AManOfFewWords AManOfFewWords
    16-17, M
    1 Response Oct 10, 2015

    Without hope, we really have nothing.

    Hope is what reminds us that circumstances no matter how bad they might be...........will eventually get better.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 8, 2014

    I went to the movies tonight.

    I went alone as usual. But tonight, I believe I was meant to go alone. The movie was The Best of Me. Things didn't happen in the movie like I thought they would. But as I sat there crying my eyes out, I had this hope that one day I'll have that kind of love. The kind of love...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2014
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