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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Hope: Holly Cupala

I think of hope as a little piece of eternity that lodges itself in us, orientating us toward what is to come, what can become - exactly the opposite of blame. Blame looks to the past. Hope looks to the future. Loss and hardship can seem meaningless, if we're looking for reasons in the past. Sometimes they are in the future, and we haven’t discovered them yet. They may open doors that would otherwise be sealed. I've found this to be a theme in my writing as well as in my life.

- Holly Cupala

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5 comments:

Llehn said...

Wow. I'm gonna have to print that out. Thanks for sharing!

Lesley

Melissa Walker said...

I love that about blame being a "past" thing and hope being "future," Holly. I'm going to carry that with me!

Erin said...

I love this sooo much.

Little Willow said...

Here's to looking forward.

Justina Chen Headley said...

Beautiful, Holly.