Hope is seeing purple fabric draped over barbed wire.
Hope is seeing students receiving awards after their first year in an English speaking school.
Hope is seeing newly planted trees beside the sides of the road.
Hope is art displayed in a garden full of roses.
Hope is young ladies furthering their education so they can one day be photographers or actresses.
Hope is construction projects nearing completion.
Hope is little girls walking to school in mass-head scarves and all.
Hope is walking the streets for the city even though parts of it are smelly and all of it is dusty.
Hope is praying for revival in this land.