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The Magic of Beginnings

And suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings. – Meister Eckhart

Wednesday of Hope – Seeds of Love

Every farmer who plants a seed takes a risk. We work through faith that the good deeds we do are to put down roots. The roots are invisible, but they sustain plants that may not give fruit for a while. How lovely is this…

Life Is a Garden

life is a garden, not a road we enter and exit through the same gate wandering, where we go matters less than what we notice – Bokonon

Wednesday of Hope – Looking Ahead

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. – Robert Louis Stevenson

Wednesday of Hope – Hopeful Eyes

Hopeful Eyes. Hope looks at all things the way a mother looks at her child, with a passion for the possible. That way of looking is creative. It creates the space in which perfection can unfold. More than that, the eyes of hope look…

On the Alert to Find God

My profession is to always be on the alert to find God in nature, to know his lurking places, to attend all the oratorios, the operas, in nature. – Henry David Thoreau

Wednesday of Hope . . . . in Stillness

In the stillness of the quiet, if we listen, we can hear the whisper of the heart giving strength to weakness, courage to fear, hope to despair. – Howard Thurman

Joys of the Unexpected

Talk about the joys of the unexpected, can they compare with the joys of the expected, of finding everything delightfully and completely what you knew it was going to be? – Elizabeth Bibesco, Balloons

What tracks do you leave?

A good traveler leaves no track. -Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching

We Create Hope

Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence. – Lin Yutang