Hope for the best

… the best, like an interesting piece of mail, so rarely arrives, and … can be lost so easily. ~Lemony Snicket […]

Love v. Grief

And though in all lands, love is now mingled with grief, it still grows, perhaps, the greater. J.R.R. Tolkien […]

At what?

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. ~Anonymous […]

Spring again

What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. ~S. Collins […]

Nest in me.

Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul… ~Emily Dickinson […]

On Risk

To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.

~ Unknown

What I Thought

“What I thought was an end turned out to be a middle. What I thought was a brick wall turned out to be a tunnel. What I thought was an injustice turned out to be a color of the sky.” ~ Tony Hoagland

Stubborn Hope

I have always believed that hope is that stubborn thing inside us that insists, despite all the evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us so long as we have the courage to keep reaching, to keep working, to keep fighting.

~ Barack Obama