Tag: bird

May We Always Find the Capacity to Appreciate

The most fortunate are those who have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy. – Abraham Maslow

Wednesday of Hope – Breathing Hope

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing. – Arundhati Roy

Earth Belongs to All Living Creatures – Not Just Humans

To all earth’s creatures God has given the broad earth, the springs, the rivers and the forests, giving the air to the birds, and the waters to those who live in water, giving abundantly to all the basic needs of life, not as a… Continue Reading “Earth Belongs to All Living Creatures – Not Just Humans”

Wednesday of Hope – Hope Is the Way

Hope is not just a feeling. Hope is a way of acting and a way of living. – Joanna Macy

Wednesday of Hope – Virtue

Hope is not merely a feeling. Hope is a virtue, a firmly established attitude of the heart, a basic bearing of the whole person. – David Steindl-Rast

The World Is Created by Love

I believe that the world was created and approved by love, that it subsists, coheres, and endures by love, and that, insofar as it is redeemable, it can be redeemed only by love. – Wendell Berry

The Poetry of Life

There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it. – Gustave Flaubert

Wednesday of Hope – Forgiving

Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future. – Lewis B. Smedes

The Heart of Wonder

May you experience each day as a sacred gift woven around the heart of wonder. – John O’Donohue

The Miracle of Each Minute

The only way to live is to accept each minute as an unrepeatable miracle. – Margaret Storm Jameson