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Wednesday of Hope – The Power of Goodness

A good deed doesn’t just evaporate and disappear. Its consequences saturate the universe and the goodness that happens somewhere, anywhere, helps in the transfiguration of the ugliness.

– Desmond Tutu

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 – 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