Sunday, 16 March 2014
How can we understand the full meaning of hope? Seeking the deeper meaning of the word "hope" strangely led me to study the history of one of Israel's towns - not Jerusalem or Tel Aviv, but Petach Tikvah ("Doorway of Hope").
In spite of hardships, they gave their newly established village a symbolic name which spoke of their hope for a brighter future.
With God's help, the humble beginnings of Petach Tikvah greatly influenced and inspired future Israeli cities. Though many of them didn't have a strong faith in God, they hoped for a better future, oriented themselves towards that goal, and God Himself blessed their efforts.
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