Tag Archives: hope


  The first thing I saw when I opened my inbox this morning was the quote from Desmond Tutu*, “Hope is being able to see light despite all of the darkness.” To find this in front of me today was, … Continue reading

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IS IT ENOUGH? a poem

  In this frenzied, challenged world Is it enough to watch a sparrow flit through the black gnarled branches of a plum tree? To delight in the scent of rain? To feel the autumn sun on my aging face? Is … Continue reading

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“Bolt·hole: noun. A place where a person can escape and hide: a safe or restful place: a place where you can hide or escape from something that is dangerous or unpleasant. Chiefly British. First known use, circa 1851” The first … Continue reading

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