Such a short word. Such a powerful word. Such a hard thing to believe in.
I consider myself an optimistic person, I try to see the good in any situation. Yes, I may wallow for a bit, but that's normal. You have to take time to process things and see which way is up.
With all that I've been through in my 30's, I have very high hopes that my 40's and later will be a wonderful time in my life. I've learned so much in my past, I don't want to say it was worth it, but how else will you learn? By living with the good and living through the bad.
I will continue to live with hope. Hope for a good life and hope for the strength to live through the bad.