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Wednesday of Hope – Opportunities

There are opportunities even in the most difficult moments.

– Wangari Maathai

Gratefulness Is a Bridge

I wonder if gratefulness is the bridge from sorrow to joy, spanning the chasm of our anxious striving. Freed from the burden of unbridled desires, we can enjoy what we have, celebrate what we’ve attained, and appreciate the familiar. For if we can’t be happy now, we’ll likely not be happy when.

– Philip Gulley, Porch Talk

Wednesday of Hope – Rainbows

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us — in the dreariest and most dreaded moments — can see a possibility of hope.

~Maya Angelou

Wednesday of Hope – Diving for Pearls

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When the waves close over me, I dive down to fish for pearls.

– Masha Kaleko

Tarrying

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All this hurrying soon will be over. Only when we tarry do we touch the holy.
– Rainer Maria Rilke, In Praise of Mortality, translated and edited by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy

When Are You Most Alive?

What treasure are you conscious of?

What treasure are you conscious of?

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.

– Thornton Wilder

A Lesson on Forgiveness from Nelson Mandela

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Looking ahead, I leave the past behind.

– Nelson Mandela