"...Success is the ability to stay with a goal, learn from the pitfalls, yet never quit... never stop focusing. Jody, if you visualize running a marathon in a certain time, then you can do it. Hope and dreaming are parallel. It is instinctive hope; to dream. If we give up hope, we die...spiritually... and, physically if our bodies are close to death. Hope is not tangible..."we cannot see hope," as you wrote. But we can see goals. And we can achieve tangible goals..."