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To Climb to the Heights

“Those who would climb to a lofty height must go by steps, not leaps.” – St. Gregory the Great

The Future We Are Creating

The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made. And the activity of making them changes both the maker and their destination. – John Schaar

Wednesday of Hope – Crumple Up Your Faith

Faith is crumpling and throwing away everything, proposition by proposition, until nothing is left, and then writing a new proposition, your very own, to throw in the teeth of despair. – Mary Jean Irion, Yes, World: A Mosaic of Meditation

Wednesday of Hope – Active Hope

Active Hope is waking up to the beauty of life on whose behalf we can act. We belong to this world. – Joanna Macy

Wandering

Not all who wander are lost. – J.R.R. Tolkien

Wednesday of Hope – Don’t Be Afraid

This is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid. – Frederick Buechner

Wednesday of Hope – Finding Hope in the 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

Secrets at Dawn

The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep. –  Jalaluddin Rumi

The Primordial Sacrament

The created world is the primordial sacrament. – Elizabeth Johnson

Wednesday of Hope – Inevitability of Dreams

At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable. – Christopher Reeve