Hope in its purest form is simply a desire to have a desire fulfilled, with a sense of anticipation that it may happen. The feeling of hope is exciting and allows us to dream, to see potential, and to think big. It sits in the middle territory between expectation and fantasy. Hope can guide us and feed our spirit when the world feels overwhelming—and it can be cultivated.

Mitch Albom

I think faith is much more of an everyday thing...Hope is faith, to me. They’re intertwined. You have to believe things can get better, and you have to believe there is a bigger force at work.

Why Faith Is Important

Faith is an expression of hope for something better. More than a wish, it is closer to a belief, but not quite. A belief is rooted in the mind. Faith is based in the heart.

5 Reasons Why Having Faith Is So Important

Sometimes, when things don’t go according to plan, we lose faith, not only in ourselves, but also in any potential outcome in our lives. Failure will do that to you.

Faith Is Not the Same as Religion

Any movement that seeks social improvement is a faith-based one – but we must resist harking back to limiting certainties.