Audacity to Hope Day is celebrated on June 4. This is the day to take a look at your dreams and hopes for the future and have the audacity to hope that they can be achieved.
The day is dedicated to President Barack Obama who published the book, The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream. The book was published in 2006 when Obama was a Senator and his own audacity to hope led him to be America's first black president. He adapted the phrase "Audacity of Hope" from a sermon by pastor Jeremiah Wright "... To take the one string you have left and to have the audacity to hope... "
While the book focuses on the political world and understanding one's opponents' point of view, bipartisanship and building mutual respect, the underlying theme is to defy the odds and have the audacity to create change.
That is what this day is all about. No matter how dire something may seem, have the Audacity to Hope.
How to Observe Audacity to Hope Day
This is the perfect day to dream of the future you want and to have the audacity to put into action ways to make it happen.
Get together with friends or family and create a hope board with the things that you hope will come true.
Have the audacity to get back up after a failure and do something new that helps you toward your dream.
Help someone you know who is losing hope by sharing positive goals and a never quit attitude.