Tag Archive: The Count of Monte Cristo

Jul 24 2017

Waiting with Hope

“All human wisdom is contained in these two words – Wait and Hope.” Written by the Count of Monte Cristo as his renunciation of his project of vengeance in The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas. French novelist and playwright Alexandre Dumas, was born on this day in 1802 (died 1870). I’ve seen the …

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Oct 07 2016

Here’s hoping

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. South African retired Anglican bishop, social rights activist, and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Desmond Tutu, was born on this day in 1931. I cannot even begin to imagine what it was like to fight for social justice in South Africa. …

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