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Wednesday of Hope – Humor and 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

Clap Along If You Feel like a Room without a Roof

People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.

– Anton Chekhov

At some point this volcano in Oregon blew off the roof

At some point this volcano in Oregon blew off the roof

Have Hope in the Possible

Demonstrating hope in the possible

Demonstrating hope in the possible

Jesus did not have a pessimistic view of the world. He did not propose asceticism or withdrawal, or demand an “ethic of absolutes” impossible to practice in real life. Rather, he described behavior governed by the love of God and demonstrated its possibility in the world.

– Andre Trocme, Jesus and the Nonviolent Revolution