October 29, 2012
To have hope is to believe that history continues open to the dream of God and to human creativity.
To have hope is to continue affirming that it is possible to dream a different world, without hunger, without injustice, without discrimination.
To have hope is to be a courier of God and courier of men and women of good will, tearing down walls, destroying borders, building bridges.
To have hope is to believe in the revolutionary potential of faith, is to leave the door open so that the Spirit can enter and make all things anew.
To have hope is to believe that life wins over death.
To have hope is to begin again as many times as necessary.
To have hope is to believe that hope is not the last thing that dies.
To have hope is to believe that hope cannot die, that hope no longer dies.
To have hope is to live.
- Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo