I so admire the work of Etty Hillesum – the depth of her spirituality in the face of the Nazi death camps was extraordinary. On this day, Memorial Day, that we celebrate the women and men who have fought to protect us, we pray… Continue Reading “How Can We Be Peace in the World?”
The Peace of the Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood… Continue Reading “Where Do You Find Peace?”
According to Brother David Steindl-Rast, We are never more than one grateful thought away from peace of heart.
Monday’s Responsorial Psalm (Psalm 131:1,2,3) leads us to peace. In you, O God, I have found my peace. O God, my heart is not proud, nor are my eyes haughty; I do not busy myself with great things, nor with things too sublime for… Continue Reading “Where Can We Find Peace?”
It is so very clear that God proclaims peace. Why are we so intent on declaring war? Tuesday’s responsorial psalm is Psalm 85 where we hear, I will… Continue Reading “God Proclaims Peace”