I am in the business of “Passing on Hope.”
However, one can work on behalf of the greatest mission and easily lose track of why one is doing it all.
And then a story hits me. I meet with someone and their story pierces me. The organization that I have been working for has helped the individual in some way “Pass Hope” onto someone else.
Every day I feel myself growing as a non-profit developer. However, without the stories, without the motivation bequeathed to me by these mourning, resilient souls, I would not be on the path I am traveling now.
These grieving souls, that have chosen to “Pass on Hope” and strength to others in their time of loss, are extraordinary individuals. Knowing that hope is the answer, these grievers make a conscious effort to find healing through “Passing on Hope.”
Those that I have found to be the wisest know that grief can never be healed or fixed completely. These sages recognize that with loss life is forever changed. These don’t seek to be an answer or the one to fix the problem. Instead, most simply are willing to “be there” if you need them to be. It’s all so refreshing.
What these do is an art form: they “Pass on Hope.”
And they help me make sense of why I do what I do, as if God is whispering in my ear, “You see, there is a reason I have you doing this. You are passing on hope.”
And I am renewed.
It’s all so amazing!