The saying’s been taken up and widely used in different forms since then. But its central insight is true: hope is part of what makes us human. Hope keeps us living. Sometimes hope might seem delusional, if we hope when there’s nothing to hope for.
When prayer is hard: 10 Bible verses to help you talk to God, Christians pray – it’s what we do. But sometimes we don’t feel like it, sometimes we wonder what it’s achieving, and sometimes we just don’t know how.