The Oath Of Optimism
To remain hopefully optimistic when the apocalyptic future
of our transitory planet is certain and inevitable.
To practice the art of optimism even when proven wrong,
over and over again, seventy times seven.
To remain steadfast and justifiably optimistic in our belief:
compassion and mercy will always exist in the face
of surrounding doubt and deep despair.
To continue to sustain our reasonable optimism faithfully,
for the joy and peace that surpasses all understanding is
at once transcendent, immanent, and eternal; imagining
it to be, and acting as if this sacred right simultaneously
belongs to members and spirits alike, who work toward that
which serves the most noble, honorable, and just cause.
To remain divinely optimistic that we are who we are,
and what will be will be; that just as we are we come,
and we will keep on becoming infinitely better, more
perfect, pure and beautiful on the way of truth, as we
move ever closer to the glorious Light Of God.