Archive for the ‘hope’ Category
There is more good than bad in the world, more light than darkness and YOU can make more light.
Retired Infantryman Brendan Marrocco spoke at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Tuesday, the day he was to be discharged. Mr. Marrocco received a two-arm transplant after losing all four limbs in a 2009 bomb attack in Iraq. The surgery has been performed in the U.S. only seven times.
For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
– Romans 15:4
Someone I come across today will be in desperate need of the Lord’s attention. I pray they recognize it when they receive it
I need a sign to let me know you’re here, all of these lines are being crossed over the atmosphere. I want a reason for the way things have to be. I need a hand to help build up some kind of hope inside of me.
– Train, Calling All Angels
It seems to me that the season of Lent and the celebration of Easter fall at the perfect time of year in the Northern Hemisphere. Easter and spring arrive together. The church asks us to imitate nature and make sure that we are giving birth to new life at Easter. No matter how old we are, there is still new life in all of us.
– Reverend James O’Leary
I Think I Am Happier Than I Think I Am
Amid Tragedy, A Remarkable Rescue Nine Miles at Sea: Japanese sailors rescue Hiromitsu Shinkawa Sunday, two days after the 60-year-old was washed to sea on the roof of his Minamisoma home by a tsunami caused by a powerful earthquake. Thousands feared dead.
Yet often it is from the failures that wisdom comes. When I reflect back on what has happened. I learn something about myself and about life, something I had not seen before or else had not held onto at the crucial time. I gain more self-understanding, the ability to see the wider picture, and the courage to be patient in difficult circumstances. And the openness of my heart to God’s presence and teaching leads me along the path of wisdom.