Category: Hope / Healing

Wisdom of the Guest

The Guest The Guest is inside you, and also inside me; You know the sprout is hidden inside the seed. We are all struggling; none of us has gone far. Let your arrogance go and look around inside. The blue sky opens out further… Continue Reading “Wisdom of the Guest”

Wednesday of Hope – Deep Trust

Deep trust in life is not a feeling but a stance that you deliberately take. It is the attitude we call courage. – David Steindal-Rast

Wednesday of Hope – Take Heart

Courage comes from the French word, Coeur, which means “heart.” In order to travel from clinging to letting go, we have to “take heart.” The heart is the seat of the will.  This is the place God awakens,’ the place where the gentle uprooting… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Take Heart”

Wednesday of Hope – To Risk Opening

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was greater than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin

Wednesday of Hope – Joy from the Cliffs of Despair

For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Wednesday of Hope – Hope in Chaos

Whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift. – Septima Clark

Wednesday of Hope – Crumple Up Your Faith

Faith is crumpling and throwing away everything, proposition by proposition, until nothing is left, and then writing a new proposition, your very own, to throw in the teeth of despair. – Mary Jean Irion, Yes, World: A Mosaic of Meditation

Wednesday of Hope – Bringing Light

The desire for light produces light. – Simone Weil

Wednesday of Hope – Opportunities

There are opportunities even in the most difficult moments. – Wangari Maathai

Wednesday of Hope – Do Not Be Silent

Hope will never be silent. – Harvey Milk