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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

Hear the Snowflake in the Silence

May you grow still enough to hear the stir of a single snowflake in the air, so that your inner silence may turn into hushed expectation.

– David Steindl-Rast

Wear Gratitude

Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.

– Jalallludin Rumi

Wednesday of Hope – Cup of Hope

Drinking our cup is not simply adapting ourselves to a bad situation and trying to use it as well as we can. Drinking our cup is a hopeful, courageous, and self-confident way of living. It is standing in the world with head erect, solidly rooted in the knowledge of who we are, facing the reality that surrounds us and responding to it from our hearts.

– Henri Nouwen

True Miracles

The true miracle isn’t walking on water or walking in air. Simply walking on this earth.

– Thích Nhất Hạnh

Wednesday of Hope – A Bridge or Plank to Hope

When the bridge is gone, the narrowest plank becomes precious.

-Hungarian Proverb

Strength of the New Day

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

– Eleanor Roosevelt