Hang on to Hope

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aleaf2As long as there is one upright man, as long as there is one compassionate woman, the contagion may spread and the scene is not desolate. Hope is the thing that is left to us, in a bad time. I shall get up Sunday morning and wind the clock, as a contribution to order and steadfastness.

Sailors have an expression about the weather: they say, the weather is a great bluffer. I guess the same is true of our human society — things can look dark, then a break shows in the clouds, and all is changed, sometimes rather suddenly. It is quite obvious that the human race has made a queer mess of life on this planet. But as a people we probably harbor seeds of goodness that have lain for a long time waiting to sprout when the conditions are right. Man’s curiosity, his relentlessness, his inventiveness, his…

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  1. As soon as I read the “Hang on to Hope” title, my mind raced to a favorite Twila Paris song, “Hold On”. It is the perfect song for the Witnesses to Hope website. Check it out on YouTube. “If you hold on to Jesus you are holding on to hope.”

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