Friday, January 21, 2011

Unlikely places

"But where shall I find courage?" asked Frodo.  "That is what I chiefly need."

"Courage is found in unlikely places," said Gildor.  "Be of good hope!"

Fellowship of the Ring, Chapter 3




Courage found me this week over a cup of coffee with a good friend, 

in long hours of sleep in a cozy bed...




and in the surprise of sunlight illuminating the paperwhites.
 



 Just when I thought courage was out of reach, it was here.
 

3 comments:

elizabeth said...

very beautiful. thank you.

MFW said...

courage found you in BED? Wow!

A Circle of Quiet said...

Madelaine....you made me laugh so hard. Yes, courage found me in bed (-:

Mama