Hope

Rev. Wayne Walder: Hope

by Reverend Wayne Walder People sometimes tell me it is hard for them to hope. Maybe it is hard because some of us treat hope like a magic wand. We imagine hope can make our wishes come true. I bet we have all “hoped” this way, but hope is not magical. Hope is not a…

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Our Music: Debate on a Hymn

by Susanne Maziarz, Music Director at Neighbourhood For this month of Hope, our hymn of the month will be the African-American spiritual, #95 – There is More Love Somewhere. The lyrics are: There is more love somewhere. (2x) I’m gonna keep on, ‘til I find it. There is more love somewhere. The word “love” is…

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Families Growing Together: Hope Can Be Fickle

by Margaret Evans, Director of Lifespan Learning A long time ago, I used to hope that there would be no hill that I had to march up to get to school every morning. I’d lay in bed and say “God, could you get rid of that hill, just today? Just this once?” Of course it…

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Hope: Spiritual Questions

. Can you hope? I mean … can you say the things you long for, to a friend or a partner? Can you even imagine a future that is different from what you expect? . When you Hope for anything, what do you have to reconsider? If you find it difficult to Hope, can you…

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Hope: Inspirational Quotations

“Walk on, walk on with hope in your heart and you will never walk alone.” – show tune written by Rodgers and Hammerstein “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. “Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something…

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Hope: Movie and Web Resources

MOVIE: The Pianist  Full length  (2002) with Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay Oscars won: Best Director, Best Actor, Best Screenplay The story is about a Polish Jewish musician, who survives the World War II holocaust and makes history. Hope is not always pretty. Directed by Roman Polanski. WEB: The Faith Life of the Party:…

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