Hope vs. Optimism

Hope is not the same thing as optimism that things will go our way, or turn out well. It is rather the certainty that something makes sense, is worth the cost, regardless of how it might turn out.

—Michael Downey, “Gift’s Constant Coming”, Weavings,
referenced in: Reuben P. Job (2013-10-24). A Guide to Prayer for All Who Walk with God (Kindle Locations 435-437). Upper Room Books. Kindle Edition.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s