“Hope is a thing with feathers that perches on the soul…” one of my favorite lines from Emily Dickinson ~ Bette A. Stevens http://www.4writersandreaders.com
We must accept finite disappointment,
but never lose infinite hope.
~Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune without the words,
And never stops at all,
And sweetest in the gale is heard;
And sore must be the storm
That could abash the little bird
That kept so many warm.
I’ve heard it in the chillest land,
And on the strangest sea;
Yet, never, in extremity,
It asked a crumb of me.
It has been my privilege to meet some incredible people through my blog. They are people I never knew to ask God for, but He has given them to me anyway. When I asked Him why He blessed me with their presence in my life, He let me know that it’s because they can fill my life in ways that no one else can. And it’s true…
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Bette, this is beautiful. But I do love Emily Dickinson. Thanks for sharing. Hugs.
One of my favorite’s by Emily Dickinson is included. She’s always been a favorite of mine. Hugs! ❤
I love this, Bette. Thanks so much for sharing.
Me too, D. Thanks for stopping by for a read and a chat. Have a wonderful week! 🙂
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Thanks for the reblog, Bette. 🙂 ❤
Delighted to spread the love…inspired! ❤
You’re so sweet! 🙂 ❤