Category: Finding God

To Believe in God

God is not too hard to believe in.God is too hard not to believe in it. (in my opinion anyway . . .)

Finding God – Finding Beauty in the Ordinary

Holiness comes wrapped in the ordinary. There are burning bushes all around you. Every tree is full of angels. Hidden beauty is waiting in every crumb. – Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB

Our Small Amount of Knowledge

A Dominican mystic that Sister Patricia Bruno quotes in Stories Seldom Heard is Meister Eckhart. And it would be worthwhile to read her brief telling of the challenges he received from the Church in his day in her reflection. One last thought: I said… Continue Reading “Our Small Amount of Knowledge”

God’s Presence in the Clouds

On today’s Feast of the Transfiguration, we read in Psalm 97: The LORD reigns; let the earth rejoice; let the many islands be glad. Clouds and darkness are round about God, justice and judgment are the foundation of God’s throne.

How Will You Choose to Live?

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein How will you choose to live?

Seek First

Today’s Gospel Reading is Matthew 6:24-34, and we are reminded. Seek first Kingdom of God and God’s righteousness,¬†and all these things will be given you besides. Do not worry about tomorrow; tomorrow will take care of itself. Sufficient for a day is its own… Continue Reading “Seek First”

How to Choose the Way We Live Our Lives

As the Vocation Minister for our congregation of Dominican Sisters, I am often asked about how to choose from among the many wonderful possibilities of vocations. It is easy for us to choose when Choice A is clearly good, and Choice B is clearly… Continue Reading “How to Choose the Way We Live Our Lives”

Fill Us at Daybreak with Your Kindness

Today’s Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 90. May we, not only at daybreak, but everyday, recognize the kindness with which our God fills and surrounds us. May our eyes be opened to God’s beauty, and our hearts, by God’s love. In every age, O… Continue Reading “Fill Us at Daybreak with Your Kindness”

You Will Show Me the Path to Life

From Thursday’s Responsorial Psalm (Psalm 16) we read: Keep me safe, O God; you are my hope. You will show me the path to life, fullness of joys in your presence, the delights at your right hand forever. Keep me safe, O God; you… Continue Reading “You Will Show Me the Path to Life”

Let Us Set Our Sails

The winds of grace blow all the time. All we need to do is set our sails. -Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa I was in Santa Cruz on the weekend with my family. What a wonderful time! The weather was perfect! We saw dolphins, pelicans, sailboats,… Continue Reading “Let Us Set Our Sails”