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Life Is a Garden

life is a garden, not a road
we enter and exit through the same gate
wandering, where we go matters less than what we notice

– Bokonon

Wednesday of Hope – Hopeful Eyes

Hopeful Eyes.

Hope looks at all things the way a mother looks at her child, with a passion for the possible. That way of looking is creative. It creates the space in which perfection can unfold. More than that, the eyes of hope look through all imperfections to the heart of all things and find it perfect. The eyes of hope are grateful eyes. Before our eyes learned to look gratefully at the world, we expected to find beauty in good looking things. But grateful eyes expect the surprise of finding beauty in all things.

– David Steindl-Rast

Wednesday of Hope . . . . in Stillness

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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

What tracks do you leave?

A good traveler leaves no track.
-Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching

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Gaining Wisdom from Creation

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A truly wise person kneels at the feet of all creatures.

– Mechtild of Magdeburg

 

We Create Hope

Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.

– Lin Yutang

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Where, O Where, Shall We Find God?

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Earth’s crammed with heaven, and every common bush afire with God.

– Elizabeth Barrett Browning from Aurora Leigh