Journey into hope day 13

life is for living Bill Keane: ‘Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present’ Let us reflect Reflections today comprise whether Bill Keane is correct in his view of the present moment. Having travelled a journey of hope for the past thirteenContinue reading “Journey into hope day 13”

Journey into hope day 11

Wow! I am amazed time has gone so rapidly, since I started this hope experiment. So much has happened in such a short time. It seems so long ago I was standing and watching the panoply of light blaring over Sydney Harbour. Today I would like to discuss loss. Yesterday I met a beautiful youngContinue reading “Journey into hope day 11”

Hope into rain day 9

So today I went to visit the beautiful survivors that are the koalas. They have managed to struggle through bushfires, their mothers’ being hit by a car and one even clung to a car bonnet for about 350 metres as the car was driving! Just watching Mary, who is blind but oh so happy withContinue reading “Hope into rain day 9”

Journey into hope day 6

St Augustine describes hope as stretching our hearts. This is in the context of stretching our desire to see God. I like this view and feel it can also be applied to the concept of hope per se as well as hope in God. It is somewhat different from the negative overtones in the Pandora’sContinue reading “Journey into hope day 6”

Journey into hope day 5

So, as I shared with you all yesterday I had a battle with hope for the entire day. I still feel sad deep down within me that my travel plans have been disrupted. Yesterday, I listened to a fascinating pod cast on hope called ‘In our time: Hope (summer repeat on Apple Podcasts). This discussesContinue reading “Journey into hope day 5”

Recipe of hope day 4

A battle against despair Hello everyone. So, when I started this site, I promised to be transparent and write with integrity, so here goes. Yesterday I had my biggest challenge of the New Year. Due to very very unforeseen circumstances regarding my accommodation, I am having to cut short a most wonderful, dreamy, relaxing holidayContinue reading “Recipe of hope day 4”

Recipe for hope day 2

I have always been a reluctant cook. This was started when my first attempt to make a Victoria sponge was marked by laughter because the final product at an angle, rather t flat. A photograph marked the event. This was coupled with school cookery lessons where no-one ever wanted to be my partner. I dreadedContinue reading “Recipe for hope day 2”