Welcome to our blog. We hope to use this page to inspire hope. We want to “chat” about the character of hope. And to share some stories about hope that we get a front seat to at The HOPE Chest. What is hope? Webster’s dictionary defines it this way:
1. to cherish a desire with anticipation <hopes for a promotion>
2. to desire with expectation of obtainment
3. to expect with confidence : trust
And then Webster gave some examples of hope like….
Now that is 'hope' in a verb form. Let’s see how it changes when 'hope' becomes a noun.
1. trust, reliance
2. desire accompanied by expectation of or belief in fulfillment
3. someone or something on which hopes are centered
And then some more examples….
Now if you have been around The HOPE Chest during our first year of business, you already have learned our acronym for hope – Helping Other People Excel. Every day we see HOPE in both the verb and noun form.
I tell myself this everyday – “Dave, you are on a journey…a journey of a lifetime.” And this blog is inviting you to join the journey of HOPE. I ‘hope’ you will!
~ Dave Craig, Executive Director of The HOPE Chest
Dave Craig, Executive Director, Alice Craig, Office Manager, Sue Kerr, Director of Marketing, Rhonda Greene, Hope Cupboard and the rest of our great staff and volunteers here at The HOPE Chest