Hope is for the future
If you are hoping for something, that means you don't have it yet.
What did you want to be when you grew up? An astronaut? A marine biologist? A bowling ball? (That was me, by the way. I think I meant a professional bowler.) Ask a kid that question, and you’ll get a host of different answers. But the idea is the same: Everyone hopes that he or she will become something in the future that they are not today.
But then, th…