Hope is the basis for taking responsibility; for claiming our capacity to create, to make a genuinely new thing. It is also the springboard for trying to act justly; and for accepting absolutely our incorporation into each other. It is not simply that we share with each other a common humanity, but that individually we have no humanity without each other.

Sara Maitland in A Big Enough God by Sara Maitland


To Practice This Thought:
Find a community service project that expresses your hope in humanity.


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