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Every Place a Holy Place

The world, this palpable world, which we were wont to treat with the boredom and disrespect with which we habitually regard places with no sacred association for us, is in truth a holy place, and we did not know it. Venite, adoremus. – Teilhard… Continue Reading “Every Place a Holy Place”

Surrender

Surrender The boat I travel in is called Surrender. My two oars are instant forgiveness and gratitude — complete gratitude for the gift of life. I am thankful for the experience of this life, for the opportunity to dance. I get angry, I get… Continue Reading “Surrender”

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

A Lesson on Forgiveness from Nelson Mandela

– Nelson Mandela

Thoughts on Hope – 1

On Optimism and Pessimism (as opposed to authentic Hope) An optimist says, in effect, “Don’t worry, it’s going to turn out all right.” A pessimist says, “It’s going down the drain and there’s nothing you can do about it” Both get us off the… Continue Reading “Thoughts on Hope – 1”

Welcoming What Is Now

Welcome the present moment as if you had invited it. Why? Because it is all we ever have. – Pema Chödrön

Photo Challenge: Home

Take more time, cover less ground. – Thomas Merton Dancing in the Waters of Life