February 22 2021

By: Jackie Naginey Hook
Monday, February 22, 2021

I leave you this month with the closing quote from my article:

As we think about being courageous and listening to our hearts, consider these words from Henri Nouwen, a writer and Catholic priest:

Drinking our cup is not simply adapting ourselves to a bad situation and trying to use it as well as we can. Drinking our cup is a hopeful, courageous, and self-confident way of living. It is standing in the world with head erect, solidly rooted in the knowledge of who we are, facing the reality that surrounds us and responding to it from our hearts.

First printed in the Centre County Gazette January 28 – February 3, 2021.

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