what is hope? to want? to desire? to expect that what's envisioned may indeed happen? YES to all of the above. is hope that gut feeling that it's worth holding out and hanging on for just a little longer? ABSOLUTELY. is hope the core of the human condition? CERTAINLY. can you have hope without faith and humility and wonder? THAT'S TOUGH. just the thought that there's something bigger, something truer, something totally surprising out there waiting for us is... priceless. what would you be without hope growing deep in your bones, thriving in every inch of you? NOTHING.