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Love that Can Bridge All Divisions

In a world so torn apart by rivalry, anger, and hatred, we have the privileged vocation to be living signs of a love that can bridge all divisions and heal all wounds.

– Henri Nouwen

Wednesday of Hope – A Bridge or Plank to Hope

When the bridge is gone, the narrowest plank becomes precious.

-Hungarian Proverb

Breath as a Bridge

Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again.

– Thich Nhat Hanh

O Sapientia – O Wisdom

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Today we sing, “O Wisdom”, or as it was in the original Latin in the 7th century, “O Sapientia”.

O Wisdom, you came forth from the mouth of the Most High and reach from one end of the earth to the other, mightily and sweetly ordering all things. O come and teach us the way of prudence.

-Source of translation unknown.

O Wisdom

O Wisdom

The Footsteps of the Wise

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought.

– Matsuo Bashō

Who's footsteps will you follow?

Who’s footsteps will you follow?

 

We Walk a Narrow Bridge

Life is a very narrow bridge between two eternities. Be not afraid.

– Rabbi Nachman of Braslav

The Golden Gate Bridge is not exactly a narrow bridge, but it has to be one of the most beautiful in the world.

The Golden Gate Bridge is not exactly a narrow bridge, but it has to be one of the most beautiful in the world.

Mystery in the Cosmos

Occasionally – at a waterfall, on a walk, hugging someone we love- we glimpse a trace of infinity. Something inside us remembers the oneness.

• Daniel C. Matt in God and the Big Bang

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A glimpse of infinity