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The Divinity of the Present
Embracing Possibilities with Courage, Faith, and Hope
Fountain in Marquayrol - Henri Martin 1885
You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith, and hope. ~ Thomas Merton
According to Thomas Merton, understanding every detail of life's happenings or ultimate destination is not essential. Instead, it is crucial to acknowledge the potential and obstacles presented in the present moment.
This requires us to embrace them with courage, faith, and hope. By letting go of the need for complete certainty, we can fully appreciate the opportunities that lie before us.
The present is filled with endless possibilities waiting to be explored.
It is a time to be bold, take risks, and confront challenges head-on. With Determination and Discipline, we can overcome obstacles and grow as individuals.
Faith provides the strength and belief that our actions have meaning, even in uncertainty. And hope sustains us, reminding us that brighter days are ahead, regardless of the current circumstances.
By adopting this mindset, we can live in harmony with the present, embracing its divine essence of hope and all it offers.