Each of us must ask ourselves one question: What am I doing to increase the sum of hope in the world?
— Arthur Burns quoted in Hope Notes by R. Wayne Willis

Mystic Wisdom

If you want to know the Friend,
don't expect elegant arguments!
Demand a blessing from one who gives you joy.
— Hafiz in The Illuminated Hafiz

Little Spirituality

There are no little things.
Little things are the hinges of the universe.
— Fanny Fern, 18th century American writer


Everything in your life is there as a vehicle for your transformation.
Use it!
— Ram Dass in One-Liners


God speaks to those who are silent enough to listen.
— Zambian proverb

World Wisdom

In the Philippines, when a fire erupts, not only does a fire truck arrive but also a shaman, to exorcise the fire demons.
— Barbara Biziou in The Joy of Rituals

Wise Advice

"Safety first" may be a good motto for car driving, but it is fatal to holiness.
— Sara Maitland in A Joyful Theology

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