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Wednesday of Hope – Nothing is Hopeless

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God.

– Charles L. Allen

Salvation Happens

Salvation happens every time someone with a key uses it to open a door he could lock instead.

– Barbara Brown Taylor

Wednesday of Hope – Room for Great Hope

There is always room for great hope. For at every level of despair there is the possibility of giving up. In the midst of every dimension of delusion there are sparkles of sanity…. In the early years of life, giving up usually takes the form of faith. A leaping forward into a belief that one is loved, accepted, forgiven and redeemed just as one is, with nothing special needing to be done. In later years, giving up more often comes from despair. From the wisdom of realizing that no amount of continuing effort, no amount of fixing, will enable one to ‘get it all together.’ Despair then is forever a doorway to life.

– Gerald May

Doorway to Gratitude

Attention is the doorway to gratitude, the doorway to wonder, the doorway to reciprocity.

– Robin Wall Kimmerer

Wednesday of Hope – It Is Never Hopeless

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God.

– Charles L. Allen

The Blessing of the Closed Door

Bless those who challenge us for they remind us of doors we have closed and doors we have yet to open.

– Native American Prayer

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My Own Unique Door

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The world as pure object is something that is not there. It is not a reality outside us for which we exist….It is a living and self-creating mystery of which I am myself a part, to which I am myself, my own unique door.

– Thomas Merton, Contemplation in a World of Action