Tag Archives: Love

Holding on to Hope

“Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope; and few are reduced so low as that.” ~ William Hazlitt in  Characteristics, in the manner of Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (1823), No. 34 There are days in all … Continue reading


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April Showers

I’m just going to let Langston Hughes say it all today.  This is one of his poems: April Rain Song Let the rain kiss you Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops Let the rain sing … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

“The great gift of Easter is hope–Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.” ~ Basil Hume Today Christians all over the world are … Continue reading

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Good Deeds Are Never in Vain

“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship; and he who plants kindness gathers love.” ~ St. Basil   A friend whose erudition and … Continue reading

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May the Healing Continue

“Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.” ~ Tori Amos   Today is a somber anniversary in Boston, MA. A year ago today two people decided to bomb … Continue reading

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Living in Two Worlds

“I have a foot here and a foot in some spirit world. There are many more layers to reality, and that permeates my life and my writing in a very natural way. I don’t even think about it.” ~ Isabel … Continue reading

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A Painful Truth

“The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.” ~ Robert Southey     A painful truth of life is that people die. It … Continue reading

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Sisterhood is Powerful

“Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That’s their natural and first weapon. She will need her … Continue reading

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A Day for Love

“I am grateful to have been loved and to be loved now and to be able to love, because that liberates. Love liberates. It doesn’t just hold—that’s ego. Love liberates. It doesn’t bind. Love says, ‘I love you. I love … Continue reading

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A Touch of Warmth

“Love keeps the cold out better than a cloak.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   Many people in the US are currently enjoying one of the coldest winters in a long time. So just a lovely thought on this cold February … Continue reading

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