WHAT IS HOPE? When things go wrong, as they sometime will, Optimists hope that they’ll come right again and they do! And when times are hard, positive thinkers hope they’ll Become easier again, as they invariably do! So, what is hope? It is not the closing of one’s eyes to Difficulties, risks or failures, But an inner trusting that: If we fail now, we shall not do so forever; If we get hurt, we shall be healed; If we make mistakes, we shall learn from them And be allowed to move on to higher learning. Hope is the awareness of our innermost soul that: Life is good and the power of love is the most powerful Force in the whole of Creation. It straightens all crooked corners and, if we but ask, Helps us heal everything, Even the most difficult situations and relationships. Hope is an inner knowing that, in God’s time, All things will come right on the Earth plane, And that, like actors on the great stage of life, In front of a friendly audience of friends and helpers From the world of light, We shall eventually step in front of the curtain. Every participant of the comedy of errors that is this life, Eventually must nail the urges of their small self to the Cross of consciousness of the Earth. At the end of their present lifetime, the wise ones, Who willingly submit themselves to Saturn’s demands And extend the restraint of self-discipline and self-mastery Onto all their relationships, in the form of good and healed ones, Shall be presented by life itself with the leaving certificates That sets them free from further lessons on the Earth. No further returns to the earthly plane will then be required And like in earthly school, our teachers – the Angels, In due course, move us on to increasingly elevated Levels of existence and studies. Thus, all human souls in the end take their final bows On this side of the veil of consciousness. United in friendship and love, Smilingly reaching out for each other and, holding hands, We enjoy the roar of applause that greets us, Though in truth we are much more eager to follow the Angels, To see where they may wish to lead us. Having surrendered our earthly self to our Highest Self, In the shelter of God’s mighty wings, in all Eternity We shall in the end serenely venture forth, Never to be frightened or feeling lonely again. I will abide in Thy tabernacle forever; I will make my refuge the shadow of Thy wings.’ Psalm 61:4: Aquarius From 'Relationship Healing'