Jessica Davidson has an inspired and ever-timely post about Active Hope and the Spiral Transformation that I’m really happy to share with you.
When I hear the word hope, I always think of the great writer, statesman, dissident, and transformative leader Václav Havel s insight about hope:
“Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.”
In her post on Active Hope and the Spiral of Transformation, Jessica writes:
“Last time we introduced the idea of Active hope and the stories that shape our society. The old myths are failing and the new ones are still being shaped, so we find ourselves poised between worlds – lost, confused, and a little freaked out. It’s hard to keep up with the pace of change or make sense of what’s happening.
The temptation is to turn away, but our problems will only get worse if we refuse to look at them.
So what can we do?”
Read Jessica’s full post here.
Related Sophia’s Children musing (about the very inspiring Václav Havel ):
Vision, Hope, and the Crisis of the Human Spirit
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Lots of love,
January 9, 2018 at 8:00 pm
The link to Jessica’s article takes me to your “about” page…
January 9, 2018 at 8:15 pm
Many thanks … remedied! You’ll find Jessica’s link now active, Leigh.
January 10, 2018 at 2:47 pm
Reblogged this on lampmagician.
January 12, 2018 at 1:53 pm
Thanks so much for sharing this post with your circle, Lamp Magician!
January 12, 2018 at 4:28 pm
I Thank You for your work, great read <3
January 13, 2018 at 11:28 pm
You’re welcome. I’m glad you enjoyed it too. 🙂
January 10, 2018 at 7:36 pm
Thank you Jamie for those links.. We all need Hope.. but more than that we need to have faith in ourselves to bring that change about…
Have an amazing week.. Love and Hugs xxx 🙂
January 12, 2018 at 1:54 pm
Triple yes, Sue … as so many Wise Ones have known, any and all change begins within and ripples outward (seen and unseen), alchemizing and transforming. Wishing you a wonder-full week as well. Love J xoxo
January 13, 2018 at 10:51 am