Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their ownfreshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves. – John Muir
Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by Jessica Powers. The Ledge of LIght I have climbed up out of a narrow darkness on to a ledge of light. I am of God; I was not made for night. Here there is room… Continue Reading “The Ledge of Light”
Today’s Responsorial Psalm is Psalm 111. Alleluia. I will give thanks to God with all my heart in the company and assembly of the just Great are the works of God, exquisite in all their delights. Alleluia.
In Wednesday’s Gospel from Luke 4 we read, At daybreak, Jesus left and went to a deserted place. We would all do well to find – some quiet time – some morning time before the day crowds around us – in some deserted place. It… Continue Reading “Finding a Quiet Time and Place”
Saturday’s Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 84 How lovely is your dwelling place, Lord, mighty God! I had rather one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I had rather lie at the threshold of the house of my God than dwell in… Continue Reading “How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place, O God!”
It is no wonder that Aristotle was a source of inspiration to Saint Thomas Aquinas. This is a truth that transcends all time and all faiths. In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. – Aristotle
Wednesday’s Responsorial Psalm is 148. And there couldn’t be one that is more glorious and uplifting! Praise the LORD from the heavens; praise God in the heights. Praise God, all you angels; praise God, all you hosts. R. Heaven and earth are full of… Continue Reading “Heaven and Earth are Full of God’s Glory”
From Psalm 117 – today’s psalm: Praise the Lord all you nations Glorify him all you peoples For steadfast is his kindness towards us and the fidelity of the Lord endures forever.