- Desmond Tutu, Archbishop emeritus, South African activist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
What breath is to the physical body, hope is to the human spirit. Hope is what consoles us. It is the fuel that energizes us, gets us up in the morning, and propels us through the day.
- John R Claypool, Author
We connect with God in our humanity.... This is almost all I ever need to remember. Gravity and sadness yank us down, and hope gives us a nudge to help one another get back up or to sit with the fallen on the ground.
- Anne Lamott, author
Cynicism is irresponsible. Having hope is a much more healthy way to live.
- Barbara Kingsolver, author
Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable.
- Mary Oliver, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.
- Anne Lamott, Author and first lady of California
You'll be profoundly moved by these two unforgettable books. Both were written by men who died - glimpsed heaven - and came back to earth to tell their stories. Their experiences changed their lives forever and they will change yours, too.