Post-US-election note to myself: Hope is a powerful force.
My mind is jumping here, but…
I’m reminded of this text snippet in a widespread and recognized book of poetry:
Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.
Getting up at 4 o’ clock in the morning to study for school may lead to great things.