Signs of Hope-July 8, 2020

07.08.20 | by MaryPat Potts

    Tonight before falling asleep

    think about when we will return to the street.

    When we hug again,

    when all the shopping together will seem like a party.

    Let's think about when the coffees will return to the bar,

    the small talk, the photos close to each other.

    We think about when it will be all a memory

    but normality will seem an unexpected and beautiful gift.

    We will love everything that has so far seemed futile to us.

    Every second will be precious.

    Swims at the sea, the sun until late, sunsets, toasts, laughter.

    We will go back to laughing together.

    Strength and courage.

    ~ Pope Francis

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