The sun rose today
and I felt it’s warm rays before I saw it
It warmed my body
and touched my soul

It is clear to me that hope lives
yet why does it seem out of reach 
each person needs to discover it
for themselves

My optimism embraces the warmth
the sun provides and wants to share
the feeling that I get when it shines
but I can’t find the words or the way

But, I can share myself
I can help, love, and encourage others,
and in doing that
I discover hope for myself