It is good for a person to receive God Into himself or herself And I call this receptivity the work of a virgin. But it is better When God becomes fruitful within a person. For becoming fruitful as a result of a gift… Continue Reading “Christmas Eve – Receiving God”
Let us join our voices with the music of the angels this Christmas!
May peace be on our lips and in our hearts at Christmas and all through the year.
And as we hope for peace in this New Year, it bears repeating: I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good will to [all]! – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,… Continue Reading “On the Eleventh Day of Christmas”
I light candles this Christmas Candles of joy, despite all sadness, Candles of hope where despair keeps watch. Candles of courage where fear is ever present, Candles of peace for tempest-tossed days, Candles of grace to ease heavey burdens. Candles of love to inspire… Continue Reading “On the Tenth Day of Christmas”
Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day. – Helen Steiner Rice
The Star of Joy And every time I feel the shine I am called to follow it to sing it to live it . . . – Macrina Wiederkehr
Blessings of Peace in this New Year to All!
I will light candles this Christmas Candles of joy, despite all sadness, Candles of home where despair keeps watch, Candles of courage where fear is ever present, Candles of peace for tempest-tossed days, Candles of grace to ease heavy burdens, Candles of love to… Continue Reading “On the Sixth Day of Christmas”