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Wednesday of Hope – Letting Go of Anticipation

Before, I always lived in anticipation . . . that it was all a preparation for something else, something “greater,” more “genuine.” But that feeling has dropped away from me completely. I live here and now, this minute, this day, to the full, and… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Letting Go of Anticipation”

Wednesday of Hope – Quiet Courage

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

Wednesday of Hope – Look for the Light

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

Longing for a Sense of Wonder

If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.… Continue Reading “Longing for a Sense of Wonder”

We Are Doubly Blessed

Gratitude makes us feel bursting with delight, just to remember the gifts we have received. Thus we are doubly blessed when we receive something: for the gift itself and later, in recall, for the miracle of having been given it. – M.J. Ryan

A World Full of Gifts

You have given me Your love, filling the world with Your gifts. – Rabindranath Tagore, The Heart of God

Thoughts on the Sea – 1

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. – Mahatma Gandhi

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. – Ansel Adams  

More on Listening

Learning to listen with the heart moves us from the role of observers and enables us to become participants with the Creator in a world full of grace and possibility. – Elizabeth Canham, Heart Whispers

Prayer

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by Jessica Powers. Prayer Prayer is the trap-door out of sin. Prayer is a mystic entering in to secret places full of light. It is a passage through the night. Heaven is reached, the blessed say,… Continue Reading “Prayer”