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Wednesday of Hope – Opportunities

There are opportunities even in the most difficult moments.

– Wangari Maathai

Making a Difference

You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.

– Jane Goodall

Wednesday of Hope – Pessimist? Optimist? Realist?

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.

– William A. Ward

Qualities of God’s Friends

The Friend of God has these three qualities: a generosity like that of the ocean, a compassion like that of the sun, and a humility like that of the earth.

– Bayazid, Tadhkirat

For a Mind Clear as Water

In a mind clear as still water, even the waves, breaking, are reflecting its light

– Eihei Dogen

Wednesday of Hope – Not Fearful of the Night

Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.

– Sarah Williams, Twilight Hours: A Legacy of Verse

Wednesday of Hope – Look for the Light

There is light in the darkness. You just have to find it.

– bell hooks