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Every Morning New

Every morning is like a new reincarnation into this world. Let us take it then for what it is and live each moment anew.

– Paul Brunton

Wednesday of Hope – the Role of Gratefulness

Only gratefulness, in the form of limitless openness for surprise, lays hold of the fullness of life in hope.

– David Steindl-Rast

Surprised by Enchantment

Occasionally we will be overwhelmed, but mostly we will be enchanted.

– Jean Houston

True Miracles

The true miracle isn’t walking on water or walking in air. Simply walking on this earth.

– Thích Nhất Hạnh

This Day

Everyday, think as you wake up: Today I am fortunate to have woken up. I am alive. I have a precious human life. I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself to expand my heart out to others for the benefit of all beings.

– His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama

Wednesday of Hope – Only Hope Makes Sense

The most unrealistic person in the world is the cynic, not the dreamer. Hope only makes sense when it doesn’t make sense to be hopeful.

-Paul Hawken

Wednesday of Hope – Sharing a Common Destiny

To really belong to one another and to depend on one another — to really share a common destiny — is difficult for a community that wants to be diverse. It is also the community’s only hope of survival.  

– Gordon Cosby