Category: Hope / Healing

Wednesday of Hope – We Make Plans

The trick comes in planning next summer’s vacation while knowing that next summer is not promised to anyone. This impermanence is the key to our pain and our joy. – Sallie Tisdale

Wednesday of Hope – Seeds of Love

Every farmer who plants a seed takes a risk. We work through faith that the good deeds we do are to put down roots. The roots are invisible, but they sustain plants that may not give fruit for a while. How lovely is this… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Seeds of Love”

Wednesday of Hope in The Peace of the Wild Things

When despair grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope in The Peace of the Wild Things”

Wednesday of Hope – Quiet Courage

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

Wednesday of Hope – Do Not Be Dismayed

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. And all things can be mended, Not with time, as they say, but with intention, So go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world waits in darkness for the light that… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Do Not Be Dismayed”

Wednesday of Hope – Hope Amidst Fear and Loss

When all the ordinary divides and patterns are shattered, people step up to become their brothers’ keepers. And that purposefulness and connectedness bring joy even amidst death, chaos, fear, and loss. – Rebecca Solnit

Wednesday of Hope – You Cannot Hold Back Spring

You can cut all the flowers, but you cannot keep spring from coming. – Pablo Neruda

Wednesday of Hope – The Feast of St. Catherine of Siena

Honor the tradition but expand the understanding. That’s what religions must do right now if they hope to be helpful to humans in the years ahead. – Neale Donald Walsch, Tomorrow’s God On this Feast of Catherine, we look back on her life in… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – The Feast of St. Catherine of Siena”

Wednesday of Hope – It’s about What We Do

Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value. – Desmond Tutu

Wednesday of Hope – Fill Yourself with Hope

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Fill Yourself with Hope”