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Wakening to Oneness with a Psalm

Unnamable God, I feel you With me at every moment. You are my food, my drink, My sunlight, and the air I breathe You are the ground I have built on And the beauty that rejoices my heart. – Stephen Mitchel, excerpt from “Psalm 16”,…

To Climb to the Heights

“Those who would climb to a lofty height must go by steps, not leaps.” – St. Gregory the Great

Wednesday of Hope – We Make Plans

The trick comes in planning next summer’s vacation while knowing that next summer is not promised to anyone. This impermanence is the key to our pain and our joy. – Sallie Tisdale

Wisdom of Thoreau

I want to go soon and live away by the pond, where I shall hear only the wind whispering among the reeds. It will be success if I shall have left myself behind. But my friends ask what I will do when I get…

We Are Connected

We are all leaves on different branches of the same tree. – Laura Lynne Jackson

Wednesday of Hope – Where Hope Lives

Hope locates itself in the premises that we don’t know what will happen and that in the spaciousness of uncertainty is room to act. – Rebecca Solnit

What Does the World Need?

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go out and do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. – Howard Thurman

Wednesday of Hope – Hope Is Not Dead

Hope is not dead, it is just larger than our imaginations. – Kathy Hobaugh

Our Sparkling World

To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

One Important Thing

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the turning inwards in prayer for five short minutes. – Etty Hillesum