Telling others to remain hopeful despite the chaos that is naturally occurring around themsounds nice and is intended to be comforting.People often need to hear this so they aren't consumed by their problems and/or drowning in their emotions. These consistent boosts ofencouragement can do wonders to soothe the individual, distract them from the issuesat hand, while allowing a period of time to adjust to any necessary life changes.
So don't give up on H.O.P.E.
As long as you can. For as much as you can.....