"You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in Your word." Psalm 119: 114
"Be strong and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for and hope for and expect the Lord!" Psalm 31: 24
"But if we hope for what is still unseen by us, we wait for it with patience and composure." Romans 8: 25
"A little rose that laughs upon its stem, one of the sweets with which the gardens teem, in value soars above an eastern gem -- if tendered as a token of esteem." Allan Cunningham (1784-1842) Scottish poet.