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Wednesday of Hope – Which Doesn’t Require Optimism

Since Active Hope doesn’t require our optimism, we can apply it even in areas where we feel hopeless. The guiding impetus is intention; we choose what we aim to bring about, act for, or express. Rather than weighing our chances and proceeding only when…

Wednesday of Hope – Do Not Be Silent

Hope will never be silent. – Harvey Milk

Watching for Wonder

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

Wednesday of Hope – Darkest before Dawn

On this Feast of St. Lucy, whose name means Light – celebrated in the darkest days in the Northern Hemisphere, I’ve chosen this quote for those times we find ourselves in darkness, no matter the time of year or the hemisphere. We must believe…

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 – Never Give Up

There are moments when I feel like giving up or giving in, but I soon rally again and do my duty as I see it: to keep the spark of life inside me ablaze. – Etty Hillesum, An Interrupted Life

Wednesday of Hope – Go Forward with Hope

At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division. – Jesse Jackson

Spirituality Means Waking Up

Spirituality means waking up. Most people, even though they don’t know it, are asleep. They’re born asleep, they live asleep, they marry in their sleep, they breed children in their sleep, they die in their sleep without ever waking up. They never understand the…

Wednesday of Hope – Hope in the Darkest Times

Hope is the deep orientation of the human soul that can be held at the darkest times. – Vaclav Havel

Waking with a Winged Heart

Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving. – Kahil Gibran