"a Christian will part with anything rather than his hope; he knows that hope will keep the heart both from aching and breaking, from fainting and sinking; he knows that hope is a beam of God, a spark of glory, and that nothing shall extinguish it till the soul be filled with glory."
this dude was a non-conformist puritan in the sixteen hundreds . . . thomas brooks
on my ride in,
this is what hope looks like;
two beautiful flowers,
conncted by almost invisible