I have a dream today.
I have a dream that one day every valley shall be engulfed,
every hill shall be exalted and every mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made plains and the crooked places will
be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and
all flesh shall see it together.
This is our hope. This is the faith that I will go back to the
South with. With this faith we will be able to hew out of the
mountain of despair a stone of hope.
With this faith we will be able to transform the jangling
discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood.
— Marin Luther King: excerpt from “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963
Hope is the energy that accompanies a dream. A dream without hope is hollow and frail — a whisp that at once lives but then quickly dies. The fragrance of a dream is made up of those images brought forth in the mind of a hope made real.
Day 1 Guide
Hope is the fire that brings the dream to life. It fortifies the images in one’s mind and presents a future reality that is not only desirable but also possible.
Dream big, my friend. And be full of hope.
© 2005, Levi Hill