May I become an island for those seeking dry land A lamp for those needing light, A place of rest for those who desire one, And a servant for those needing service. – Shantideva
Bloom with abandon!
When we persevere with the help of a gentle discipline, we slowly come to hear the still, small voice and to feel the delicate breeze, and so to come to know the presence of Love. – Henri Nouwen
– Jalaluddin Rumi Essential Rumi, versions by Coleman Barks
On this Independence Day, how should we judge ourselves? A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but it’s lowest ones. ― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom When I came across these words by Nelson Mandela, I recalled…
Today is the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. Today’s Entrance Antiphon for the Sunday Liturgy is from Matthew 3:16-17. After the Lord was baptized, the heavens were opened, and the Spirit descended upon him like a dove, and the voice…
Today we hear from Psalm 100. Know that the Lord is God; God made us, we belong to God; God’s people and tended flock.