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See What Is Here Now

Never be so focused on what you’re looking for that you overlook the thing you actually find. – Ann Patchett

Wednesday of Hope – Courage of the Fragile Blossom

Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow. – Alice Mackenzie Swaim

Surprised by Enchantment

Occasionally we will be overwhelmed, but mostly we will be enchanted. – Jean Houston

Wednesday of Hope – All Shall Be Well

All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well…for there is a Force of love moving through the universe that holds us fast and will never let us go. – Julian of Norwich

Wednesday of Hope – The Risk to Blossom

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 – Hope is with You

Hope   Hope is with you when you believe The earth is not a dream but living flesh, That sight, touch, and hearing do not lie, That all things you have ever seen here Are like a garden looked at from a gate.   You cannot… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Hope is with You”

Happy Easter 2018

[Writing of his wife Katharine, who was planning the planting of bulbs in her garden even though she knew she likely would not live to see the spring.] There was something comical yet touching in her bedraggled appearance…. The small hunched-over figure, her studied… Continue Reading “Happy Easter 2018”

Wednesday of Hope – Today’s Potential

We have no idea what tomorrow will bring, but today is overflowing with potential. – Allan Lokos, Through the Flames

Sunshine and Smiles

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. – Joseph Addison

The Best Seeds to Plant

When you plant a seed of love, it is you that blossoms. – Ma Jaya Sati