Category: Dominican Life

Wednesday of Hope – A Glimmer on the Horizon

Sometimes we have to do the work, even though we don’t yet see a glimmer on the horizon that it’s actually going to be possible. – Angela Davis Los Angeles has drained so much water from Owens Valley. I spent 40 years in L.A.,… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – A Glimmer on the Horizon”

See the World

Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. – Ray Bradbury

The Poetry of Life

There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it. – Gustave Flaubert

Wednesday of Hope – Be Joyful!Be joyful, though you have considered all the facts.

Be joyful, though you have considered all the facts. – Wendell Berry      

Perceiving Life with Reverence

If we perceived Life with reverence, we would stand in awe at the experience of physical Life and walk the Earth in a very deep sense of gratitude. – Gary Zukav

Prayer

The freshness of my eyes is given to me in prayer. – Attributed to the Prophet Muhammad

Wisdom from the Dalai Lama

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

Where Do We Find Heaven?

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads. – Henry David Thoreau

The Feast of Saint Dominic

Tomorrow, August 8th, is the Feast of St. Dominic, the founder of the Order of Preachers, otherwise known as the Dominicans. It is always appropriate to celebrate a feast on the eve of the feast. And as we are celebrating the 800th Anniversary of the… Continue Reading “The Feast of Saint Dominic”

A Month of Rachel Carson – Week 5

Those who dwell, as scientists or laymen, among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. – Rachel Carson