Ways to practice Hope include affirmations, patience, optimism, sacred activism, and the specific spiritual practices below.

After a Loss, Bless Someone Else by R. Wayne Willis notes a way to keep hope alive after a loss.

Bringing Hope to the World by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat proposes a ceremony for weaving a rope of hope.

Expressing Hope by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat directs us to use sacred texts and affirmations to express our hopes for a better world.

Hope Restores Us by Bernie S. Siegel offers us a reason to go on.

I Believe in Angels by Tobias Palmer exhorts us to be like angels carrying messages of hope and renewal.

Life’s Passwords by Bernie S. Siegel comments on sharing words of hope with others.

Open to Hope by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat reminds us to make optimistic, positive statements as a door to hope.

Planting Hope by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat offers an inventive way of growing hope.

Prayers also convey our hopes. In Prayers for a Thousand Years: Blessings and Expressions of Hope for the New Millennium, Elizabeth Roberts and Elias Amidon give many examples.

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