We Were Made For These Times

This morning I found myself suddenly crying while out walking the dog, overwhelmed for a moment with the hard parts of life. When I came home and got on the computer, I found this. It is just what I needed.

We were made for these times. We can do this.

Ann's Words

This piece by Clarissa Pinkola Estes speaks to my soul:
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My friends, do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from so many recently who are deeply and properly bewildered. They are concerned about the state of affairs in our world now. Ours is a time of almost daily astonishment and often righteous rage over the latest degradations of what matters most to civilized, visionary people.

You are right in your assessments. The lustre and hubris some have aspired to while endorsing acts so heinous against children, elders, everyday people, the poor, the unguarded, the helpless, is breathtaking. Yet, I urge you, ask you, gentle you, to please not spend your spirit dry by bewailing these difficult times. Especially do not lose hope. Most particularly because, the fact is that we were made for these times. Yes. For years, we have been learning, practicing, been…

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7 thoughts on “We Were Made For These Times

  1. Jean, this is a blog that I follow, this one seemed so appropriate, I wanted you to see it, too. The author she quotes is really good! Also, I have been thinking more and more this last few days, today is the first time in my life I’ve seen a 19th of Dec without being able to wish our Jerry a Happy Birthday! Figured you thought of it too ~~ I always have sent out my Christmas cards on this day so I could add the Birthday wishes to it!! First time in my long life, still can’t believe it!! Love you, Carol This email has been sent from a virus-free computer protected by Avast. http://www.avast.com

  2. Thank you for your timely remarks. I find if I keep my focus on God, the world around me shrinks in importance.
    Love reading and seeing your quilts

  3. Great share. I’m going to use a quote from it on my Christmas Day Advent post. It goes so perfectly with the MoTab video I planned to use. Thanks! I’m so sorry you were feeling that overwhelmed by the hardness of the journey. If I can give you a hand up, please let me know.

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