Nothing stays impossible when hope emerges from a remote chance to a clear-cut burning desire that is so complete in detail the mind accepts it as real. Wishing and expecting are as different as the thorny vine and the fragile fern.
Don’t let a living soul keep you from the mental picture that your dream is coming true. It can either be wishful thinking or it can be eager expectation. Expectation has every detail memorized and ready. Hoping and wishing is waiting and waiting and waiting.
–Joyce Sequichie Hifler, A Cherokee Feast of Days, Vol. II