Hope: Make a Stand in Your Mind

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Feature Article by Frosty Wooldridge
Passion drove such men as Leonardo da Vinci to paint the Mona Lisa.  That same desire compelled men like the Wright brothers to create an airplane so they could fly.  Passion drove Susan B. Anthony to organize the suffragettes to bring voting rights to the women of America.  Martin Luther King's fervor vaporized racial barriers for all people in the United States.

(White-winged pelicans fly thousands of miles to their nesting grounds in Canada to rear their young.)

Another hundred examples of men and women following their passions could be given.  We all benefited from their courage, their faith and their hope.

But what drives most people to make this a better world?    I contend that "hope" causes the greatest energy within a human being to persevere, to endure great hardship and to triumph when all else fails.

It reminds me of the story of the three guys who died in a car crash.
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