Dum Spiro, Spero
I never heard that but was thankful for it. The opposite of hope is despair. The Catechism tells us that despair is contrary to God's goodness, to his justice - for the Lord is faithful to his promises - and to his mercy.
An Evangelical Converts to Catholicism
I was born into the Catholic faith. At 14, I was "born again" and found Jesus personally but lost His Church. After thirty years as an evangelical protestant, I have come full circle to find that He has been there all the time, in the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. I wish others to find the beauty and truth of the Catholic faith as I have found.