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Hope... June 29th - July 5th

"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is a tree of life."  Proverbs 13:12. What is hope? Is it like the old song that sings, “I’m wishing, and hoping and hoping and on and on and on and on....” Or is there power behind it? I would surmise that there is power and without it I would not be alive nor in my right mind to even discover it’s depths.

hope/hōp/
Noun:
A feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.
Synonyms:
noun.  expectation - expectancy - expectance - trust - promise
verb.  trust - expect - anticipate.

WOW!!!! To me this is like my faith, it is like expecting something (even when there is no tangible reason that I notice or can see) to happen!!!!! Get out of town!!!

When I moved/returned to Los Angeles after the sex-slavery and rape I had no visible reason to believe that I could achieve anything special. Many of the women I knew were sick, dead, hard core addicts, still in prostitution or lost.

I admit, I was an addict as…