Category: God’s Presence

Finding God in the Here and Now

We are often inspired by stories of holy people and doubt that we would ever hear God’s voice or experience God’s awesomeness in a burning bush. Yet God probably spoke to the prophets and saints in the most ordinary ways. Elizabeth Barret Browning expresses… Continue Reading “Finding God in the Here and Now”

Loving God’s Creation

I remember reading Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov when I was in high school. If there were quotes like this in Dostoevsky’s books, I missed them entirely. Of course I was 18, and likely not looking in the same way. It is… Continue Reading “Loving God’s Creation”

Our God is with Us

From today’s Responsorial Psalm 46: There is a stream whose runlets gladden the city of God, the holy dwelling of the Most High. God is in its midst; it shall not be disturbed; God will help it at the break of dawn. The City… Continue Reading “Our God is with Us”

Teach Me Your Paths, O Lord

Today I am sharing Sister Gervaise Valpey’s reflection on tomorrow’s reading for the 3rd Wednesday in Lent. Tuesday, Third Week of Lent March 13, 2012 Daniel 3: 25, 34-43; Matthew 1: 21-35 The reading from Daniel 3:25, 34-43 encourages us to delve deeper into¬†our… Continue Reading “Teach Me Your Paths, O Lord”

All Life Is Holy

The world is holy. We are holy. All life is holy. Daily prayers are delivered on the lips of breaking waves, the whisperings of grasses, the shimmering of leaves. Terry Tempest Williams -Talking to God: Portrait of a World at Prayer

A New Assignment

This week I have the privilege to be subbing for Sister Cathryn who is the resident manager of Rose Court, our affordable housing complex in San Francisco. I noticed that Sister Cathryn had a framed quote by Meister Eckhart, the German Dominican mystic from… Continue Reading “A New Assignment”