Category Archives: Hope

It’s not you, it’s me!

People often scoff at little bits of wisdom handed down from the women in their lives with the phrase “oh that’s just an old wives tale.” The term came about because women’s knowledge was, at one time, less valued than men’s, and certainly a married women, whose whole world consisted of her home, could not […]

Just when you thought you’ve lost sight of hope, it shows up in unexpected places.

Hope has always been one of my very favorite words. Hope signifies the unlimited potential for all that is good in the world; love, joy, happiness, justice. Wikipedia describes hope as “the opposite of despair” or “to desire with the expectation of obtainment.” I like both definitions. In times of despair, hope is what keeps […]

Something is wrong here . . .

Ten years ago this month, in the wake of unimaginable tragedy, our country was experiencing a revival of national unity the likes of which had not been seen in decades. In our moments of mourning we had found a spark of hope. People from all walks of life, all political and religious persuasions came together […]