Gathering Fertile Hope

fertile hope from inspirational quotesTime to hear from someone besides me. I'm tired of me this week. Tired of my own thoughts, my own words. 


Enjoy the words of fertile hope from those much wiser and eloquent than I. 


If the word God disturbs you in any of these quotes, just substitute any word that feels more appropriate.


If you don't believe in hope or miracles, consider this: the photo image on this blog was taken with a camera on a phone, no filters, no zoom, no special lenses.  


Happy Weekend~ And a special call out; Happy Birthday to my younger sister, Laura Rosenthal, also known as Orly Ellen Rosenthal, may the sun shine down upon you today of all days. 

~Lisa Rosenthal

Inspirational Quotes

“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 
― Shel Silverstein

 

“Hope is the thing with feathers 
That perches in the soul 
And sings the tune without the words 
And never stops at all.” 
― Emily Dickinson

 

“The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.” 
― Barbara KingsolverAnimal Dreams


“Hope," Frank grumbled. "I'd rather have a few good weasels.” 
― Rick Riordan
The Son of Neptune


“True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings.” 
― William Shakespeare


“There is a saying in Tibetan, 'Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.'
No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster.” 
― Dalai Lama XIV

 

“I cut an inch off of every straw I see, just to make the world suck a little less.
” 
― Jarod KintzThis Book Has No Title


“Hope is not about proving anything. It's about choosing to believe this one thing, that love is bigger than any grim, bleak shit anyone can throw at us.” 
― Anne LamottPlan B: Further Thoughts on Faith


“I inhale hope with every breath I take.” 
― Sharon Kay PenmanWhen Christ and His Saints Slept


“A great hope fell
You heard no noise
The ruin was within.” 
― Emily Dickinson

 

“We should ask God to increase our hope when it is small, awaken it when it is dormant, confirm it when it is wavering, strengthen it when it is weak, and raise it up when it is overthrown.” 
― John Calvin

 

“When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on” 
― Theodore Roosevelt

 

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Topics: Inspiration, Feelings, Fertile Hope

Lisa Rosenthal

Lisa has over thirty years of experience in the fertility field. After her personal infertility journey, she felt dissatisfied with the lack of comprehensive services available to support her. She was determined to help others undergoing fertility treatment. Lisa has been with RMACT for eleven years and serves as Patient Advocate and the Strategic Content Lead.

Lisa is the teacher and founder of Fertile Yoga, a program designed to support men and women on their quest for their families through gentle movement and meditation.

Lisa’s true passion is supporting patients getting into treatment, being able to stay in treatment and staying whole and complete throughout the process. Lisa is also a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, which is helpful in her work with fertility patients.

Her experience also includes working with RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association and The American Fertility Association (now Path2Parenthood), where she was Educational Coordinator, Conference Director and Assistant Executive Director.

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