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Be Informed. Be Healthy. Be Inspired. Welcome to Hope Cafe.

A warm welcome to Hope Cafe, the world's only website of its kind with a coffee house feel that is designed to inform and inspire you! Join our growing community by signing up for free email updates below, we are so glad you found us and hope you'll visit often. Yours, as always, in hope, Donna
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Inspiration Station: The Remarkable, Resilient Human Spirit

 “Through suffering, comes wisdom. Through surrender, comes strength. Through resilience, comes hope. Keep going.”
~ Rita Said
The longer I live the more I know this to be true: Life is messy. Sometimes it hurts. No matter what we do, how hard we try, or how positive we think, painful, disappointing things will happen to us and those we love. As will precious, joyful things. The bad things make us appreciate the good things even more and not take them for granted….
The past year has been one of the toughest I have ever known. My dear mother, suffering from dementia, congestive heart failure, and a...

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Photo and Quote of the Week

The stunning Larch Valley/Sentinel Pass in the Fall, by Lake Louise, AB. Submitted by Natasha Kutlesa.

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"Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees."

~ Faith Baldwin, American Family

7 Minute Podcast - Story of Hope

Posted August 30, 2014
Thanks to Heather for sending this in. This is the first podcast we've included on Hope Cafe - the first of many I hope. Reading stories is great (just check out our reader story section) but there's something pretty special about listening to a story, too.

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Reader Stories. We Want to Hear YOUR Story

This section of Hope Cafe is dedicated to stories by readers. Is there a time you or someone close to you overcame an obstacle, learned a valuable lesson in life or leaned on hope to help through a difficult time? Of course there is. Please share your story with us.

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Most recent 'Hope Gives Me Strength' posted April 16, 2013

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About Hope Cafe

Welcome to Hope Café, your international online coffee house. Like coffee houses everywhere, Hope Café is a place for connection that welcomes people from all walks of life. It is a reprieve from life’s pressures, competition and negativity. A gathering place that is not only warm and inviting but stimulating and thought provoking.
The mission of Hope Café is to build a diverse online community that engages, informs and inspires people to live healthy and meaningful lives....

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Clean Eating from the Hope Cafe Kitchen - Fall Harvest Veggie Patties

Quick and easy! Enjoy these delicious nutrient packed patties for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a satisfying snack.

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Video - Heartwarming Thai Video by Linaloved

Posted August 30, 2014
Thanks to Ronna for sending this in. We all need a dose of heartwarming humanity every now and then. This Youtube video by Linaloved delivers just that. Take a few moments to enjoy…

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45 Awesome Gifts of Kindness Submitted by Hope Cafe Readers

Last updated: July 2, 2014
Kindness Corner is a blog of acts of kindness submitted by readers just like you! A big thanks to all of you who sent them in.

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