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Hope

I’ve heard many versions of this story.  I found this one HERE: Nasrudin was caught in the act and sentenced to die. Hauled up before the king, he was asked by the Royal Presence: “Is there any reason at all why I shouldn’t have your head off right now?” To which he replied: “Oh, King, …

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The Open Destiny of Life

Excerpted from the short story A Conversation with My Father by Grace Paley, © 1972: “I would like you to write a simple story just once more,” he says, “the kind de Maupassant wrote, or Chekhov, the kind you used to write. Just recognizable people and then write down what happened to them next.” I …

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Approaching

“Think of your life not as a disappearing horizon, but as an approaching hope.”  ~Bangambiki Habyarimana (via)

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Even

“So much is gone that once we could not live without, and yet we do live somehow and even sometimes think hopefully of tomorrow.”  ~Garrison Keillor, Lake Wobegon Days ©1985

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