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Wednesday of Hope – Not Striving for Success

Hope is the ability to work for something because it’s good, not just because it stands a chance of succeeding. – Mary O’Driscoll, OP

Wakening to Oneness – to the Cosmos Within & Without

The cosmos is within us. We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the Universe to know itself.  – Carl Sagan

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

Wakening to Oneness – The Drop Is the Ocean

We feel like separate water droplets but we are also ocean. – Jane Hirshfield

Everything Changes

Given enough time, nothing is more changeable than rock. – Enos Mills

Why the Sun Shines

As the Sun shines upon my heart, so may my heart shine upon others! – The Upanishads

Wednesday of Hope – Not Giving Up to Despair

I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested,… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Not Giving Up to Despair”

Our Sparkling World

To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Plant Trees

Plant trees. They give us two of the most crucial elements for our survival: oxygen and books. – A. Whitney Brown, Wall at bookstore – Chicago Botanic Gardens

Watching for Wonder

Human beings must always be on the watch for the coming of wonders. – E. B. White