Making Friends with your deepest hopes

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Don’t we all want to live out of our deepest hopes, the ones that are most life-giving? The trick is to recognize them and believe that we are worthy of them. I can give gifts to anyone but sometimes it is hard to give this gift to myself, or maybe it is self donation to my deep hopes. I want to look at what feelings and attractions I have for beauty in the world and participate in that. This is how I want to love the world. This is an honest relationship to people and things around me.  I want to rescue my hopes, they drive my authenticity. Hope is an openness to the fullness of what is. Hope is a healthy way to come to our senses. Rather than hating the world I want to develop a passionate capacity for hope. Hope decides what choices…

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