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Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Shel Silverstein “Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. He will come, doubt it not; and in the approaching day of His visitation, which will be that of your death and His judgment, He will Himself crown your holy hope.
Put your trust in God, and move forward with faith and confidence in the future. Wait upon Him patiently; wait upon Him by avoiding all sin.
Scanning the various media outlets, it seems as though the bad news outnumbers the good! Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Place all your hope in the Heart of Jesus; it is a safe asylum; for he who trusts in God is sheltered and protected by His mercy.
So, I decided that we all could use a proverbial shot in the arm to lift our spirits and get us thinking, feeling, and acting positively again. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.” –Pope John XXIII “It isn’t as bad as you sometimes think it is. To this firm hope, join the practice of virtue, and even in this life you will begin to taste the ineffable joys of Paradise.” –Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Father and Doctor of the Church “I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.” ? Chesterton “All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.” – Winston Churchill “But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.” –George Eliot ”The more a person loves God, the more reason he has to hope in Him.
), not only by recounting details of the Annunciation and Jesus’ life and ministry, but through her own reflection and wisdom about what it all means and “where to go from here,” when the Apostles and first Christians had no Church history to fall back on.
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I’ve chosen ten quotes about hope (real, Christian hope, not political jargon hope) that I think will fit the bill. Anne Frank, “Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.” ? This hope produces in the Saints an unutterable peace, which they preserve even in adversity, because as they love God, and know how beautiful He is to those who love Him, they place all their confidence and find all their repose in Him alone.” –Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Doctor of the Church Marge Fenelon is a Catholic wife, mother, author, columnist, and speaker.
Are there any quotes about hope that you particularly like? Please also share this post with others in your life who need a lift. “There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.” ? She’s a frequent contributor to a number of Catholic publications and websites and is a regular guest on Catholic radio.