Funny thing about “Hope”. It is both fragile beyond imagining yet often has tenacity and strength, seemingly unbelievable.
How can this be?
Perhaps an analogy made with a puffball, to enlighten.
A Wish upon a puffball – one single little seed!
Fingers carefully grasped the fragile puffball’s stem, not wanting to disturb ethereal seeds too soon. My wish might not be heard, but blown away. Wish made, I blew gently, scattering fair dandelion seeds upon moist morning breezes.
Wishful thinking indeed for hopes to be realized, yet all that’s needed for the puffball is but a single seed. A lone survivor tossed in the unpredictable winds of nature. Only takes one … one seed to reach the earth for regrowth and fruition.
And so it is with hope – a seed of potential and possibility, cast upon the winds of fortune.
May our hopes, dreams and wishes reach fruition. All that is needed is one single seed!
hope strengthens me
a most delicate framework
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