Tag Archives: hope

27 Days ’til 40: Finding Hope



I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest.  I do not judge the universe. ~ Dalai Lama

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.  Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. ~ Helen Keller

No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible. ~ George Chakiris Read the rest of this entry »


Tags: , , , , ,

50 Days ’til 40: Wordless Wednesday – Prayers in a Wall

IMG_5773 Read the rest of this entry »


Tags: , , , , , , , ,

152 Days ’til 40: When New Beginnings Don’t Cooperate

In the dim background of our mind, we know what we ought to be doing but somehow we cannot start. -William James

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth… not going all the way, and not starting. -Buddha

There are some things one can only achieve by a deliberate leap in the opposite direction. -Franz Kafka Read the rest of this entry »


Tags: , , , , , , , ,

318 Days ’til 40: The Promise of Tomorrow

Sometimes the best way to get through today is to focus on tomorrow.  Everyone encounters tough times in their lives.  These tough times can be caused by a variety of circumstances:  death of a loved one, loss of a job, loss of a friendship, divorce, struggles with addiction, or financial strain.  These are all real stressors that can cause deep depression and can make today seem too difficult to bear.   Read the rest of this entry »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

325 Days ’til 40: Heralding Hope, Defeating Despair

In the world we live in today, it can sometimes be hard to find hope.  Even when our lives are going well, we look around us and see unemployment, poverty, crime, and tremendous amounts of suffering world-wide.

Read the rest of this entry »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

337 Days ’til 40: Climbing the Mountains in Our Lives

We all have them, challenges in our lives that feel as big as a mountain.  Sometimes the only way to face the challenges in our lives is to climb the mountain!  But HOW do we cope with challenges in our lives?  Are we able to rise to the occasion or do we crumble, frozen in fear and unable to cope? Read the rest of this entry »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

342 Days ’til 40: REDUCE Your STRESS (before it kills you!)

STRESS – we have all felt it from time to time.  STRESS – we have all heard others complain about it.  STRESS – an all-encompassing descriptor of anything in life that causes us to want to run, hide, scream, or smack someone.   STRESS  – What do we do about it????? Read the rest of this entry »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

%d bloggers like this: