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Hope Is The Cousin To Grief

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“Hope is not logical. It always comes as a surprise, just when you think all hope is lost. Hope is the cousin to grief, and both take time: you can’t short-circuit grief, or emptiness, and you can’t patch it up with your bicycle tire tube kit. You have to take the next right action. Jesus would pray on the mountain, or hang out with the poor or imprisoned, or – as I’ll get to in a moment – start doodling in the sand.”

Anne Lamott in “Plan B: More Thoughts On Faith”


Written by Ryan

August 23, 2008 at 10:21 am

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