Happy Birthday to me

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Like Jack Benny, I am 39 — again.

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Hope helps us bear hardship

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Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.

— Thich Nhat Hanh, “Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life”

Lotus image: Wikimedia Commons

Journey to a dream

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The journey is essential to the dream.

— St. ¬†Francis of Assisi

Eastman Johnson,¬†A Ride for Liberty — The Fugitive Slaves