By Tommy Airey
Note: In the lead-up to the election, RD.net is prodding leaders to submit creative and concise pieces (500 words or less) on both hope and resistance.
“Hope rises, She always does, did we fail to notice this in all the stories they’ve tried to suppress?”—Alice Walker
With only 29 days left ‘til the election, truth, beauty and goodness are being crucified in press conferences, social media posts and prayer meetings. I must confess: I’m struggling to rein in my resentment. However, I am actively resisting by seizing the hope set before us.
I find hope hiding under tents on my trips to the farmer’s market. Especially when there’s arugula.
Hope tarries during my trail runs on the banks of Towarnehiooks—as the scent of hops from the Deschutes Brewery wafts in the wind.Continue reading “Hope Vibrates Too”