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Where Do We Find Opportunity?

Opportunities are also everywhere and so you must always let your hook be hanging. When you least expect it, a great fish will swim by.
– Og Mandino

Fisherman at Target Rock on Long Island

Fisherman at Target Rock on Long Island

Wisdom from the Dalai Lama

Grand osprey

Grand osprey near Target Rock on Long Island

Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
– His Holiness the Dalai Lama

A World Full of Gifts

You have given me Your love, filling the world with Your gifts.
– Rabindranath Tagore, The Heart of God

Sunset at Oyster Bay, Long Island

Sunset at Oyster Bay, Long Island

Wisdom of Imagination and Art

What if imagination and art are not frosting at all, but the fountainhead of human experience?
– Rollo May, The Courage to Create


Wisdom of Perspective

Whenever feeling downcast, each person should vitally remember, “For my sake, the entire world was created.
-Baal Shem Tov


Wisdom of the Long View

If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work but rather, teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry



Wisdom Right before our Eyes

For the month of September, the subject will be Wisdom.

Guidance streams through the whole of creation, and in any moment we can recognize the form it is taking right before our eyes.
– Patricia Campbell Carlson – sister of Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB