There is Hope in a rosebud; Hope for the future flower that will soon burst forth, petal by petal. There is a great amount of energy inside this rosebud, gathering force to push forward. For this rosebud, Hopefully, there will be a future, if the weather cooperates, and other obstacles such as animals, clumsy feet and clippers don’t get in the way.
There cannot be any Hope without action. Along with Hope there must be motion, movement, endurance and strength.
The rosebud has all of these. Struggling to make it to the bloom stage, it is full of action and Hope.
Without a minimum of hope, we cannot so much as start the struggle. ~Paulo Freire (1921-1997)*
*from Paulo Friere’s Pedagogy of Hope
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