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Wednesday of Hope – Hope of Trees

May we never forget the crippled, wind-beaten trees, how they, too, bud, green and bloom. May we, too, take courage to bloom where we are planted. – David Steindl-Rast

Wednesday of Hope – Hopeful Eyes

Hopeful Eyes Hope looks at all things the way a mother looks at her child, with a passion for the possible. That way of looking is creative. It creates the space in which perfection can unfold. More than that, the eyes of hope look… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Hopeful Eyes”

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 – Embracing our Difficulties

Our approach to gratefulness has to be big enough to embrace all the difficulties of the world. – David Steindl-Rast

Wednesday of Hope – Trust Life

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

Hear the Snowflake in the Silence

May you grow still enough to hear the stir of a single snowflake in the air, so that your inner silence may turn into hushed expectation. – David Steindl-Rast

Wednesday of Hope – the Role of Gratefulness

Only gratefulness, in the form of limitless openness for surprise, lays hold of the fullness of life in hope. – David Steindl-Rast

Wednesday of Hope – A Virtue

Hope is not merely a feeling. Hope is a virtue, a firmly established attitude of the heart, a basic bearing of the whole person. – David Steindl-Rast

Wednesday of Hope – Which Does Not Depend on Hopes

Faith leads to beliefs, just as hope leads to hopes. Yet faith does not depend on beliefs, nor does hope depend on hopes. – David Steindl-Rast

Wednesday of Hope – Virtue

Hope is not merely a feeling. Hope is a virtue, a firmly established attitude of the heart, a basic bearing of the whole person. – David Steindl-Rast