“I hope I can hit the ball in the game today. And when I’m standing out there in right field, I hope the other team doesn’t hit it toward me!”

“I hope we’re having hot dogs and corn on the cob tonight!”

“I hope I have the guts to say hi to her in school today” (first crush)

“I hope I pass my math test”

“I hope Christmas Day is fun and our family gets along nicely”

“I hope I get into college”

“I hope I can figure out what to do with my life”

“I hope I can afford to pay rent this month”

“I hope I can travel and see the world”

“I hope we are able to have a child one day”

“I hope I can make a difference in other people’s lives”

“I hope I stay healthy and live a long life”…