Here is some fine advice from Henry David Thoreau: My profession is always to be alert, to find God in nature, to know God’s lurking places, to attend to all the oratorios and the operas in nature.
Monday’s Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 148 Heaven and earth are filled with your glory. Praise the LORD from the heavens; praise God in the heights; Praise God, all you angels; praise God, all you hosts. Heaven and earth are filled with your glory.… Continue Reading “Heaven and Earth are Full of God’s Glory”
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.
Hildegard of Bingen tells us: There is nothing in creation that does not have some radiance – either greenness or seeds or flowers, or beauty – otherwise it would not be part of creation. The Holy Spirit pours out this fresh greenness of life… Continue Reading “God’s Radiance in Creation”
If we could see the miracle of a single flower, our whole life would change. – The Buddha
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?
The Gift and the Giver We ask for a piece of sand and he gives us a beach. We ask for a drop of water and he gives us an ocean. We ask for time and he gives us life eternal. And it is… Continue Reading “Can We See Beyond the Gift to the Giver?”
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”
This, then, is salvation: When we marvel at the beauty of created things and praise their beautiful creator. — Meister Eckhart Dominican Mystic
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”