. . . Hope is like a fire that draws out faith, draws out knowledge. Faith can be a struggle; hope makes it less of a struggle, it draws out faith.
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Faith founds, makes known, what man is made for, and therefore reveals to man what he desires; then man starts to move because he desires, and this is hope. Faith feels drawn bumpily along by hope. But the seriousness, the degree of seriousness, isn't given by hope, but by faith. The degree of seriousness is given by the truth, while the degree of zest and fascination is given by hope. . . .
Is It Possible To Live This Way? Vol. 2: Hope