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Wednesday of Hope – Where Hope Lives

Hope locates itself in the premises that we don’t know what will happen and that in the spaciousness of uncertainty is room to act.

– Rebecca Solnit

What Is Our Destiny?

The destiny of humans cannot be separated from the destiny of Earth.

-Thomas Berry

Wednesday of Hope – The Need for Perspective

The only thing I can recommend at this stage is a sense of humor, an ability to see things in their ridiculous and absurd dimensions, to laugh at others and at ourselves, a sense of irony regarding everything that calls out for parody in this world. In other words, I can only recommend perspective and distance.

― Václav Havel

How immense are those mountains? It’s hard to tell from a distance.

Seeing through the Beloved’s Eyes

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Borrow the Beloved’s eyes. Look through them and you’ll see the Beloved’s face everywhere. No tiredness, no jaded boredom…things you have hated will become helpers.
–  Jalaluddin Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks, We Are Three

Let Us Live the Questions

We live on the brink of disaster because we do not know how to let life alone. We do not respect the living and fruitful contradictions and paradoxes of which true life is full.
– Thomas Merton
How could we not but leave this alone?

                                                                  How could we not but leave this alone?

Life Is Your Art

Life is your art. An open, aware heart is your camera. A oneness with your world is your film.
– 
Ansel Adams
One can't think of Ansel Adams without thinking of black and white photography

One can’t think of Ansel Adams without thinking of black and white photography

Wisdom from the Poet

Singing streams

Singing streams

The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings. 

– Wendell Berry