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Wednesday of Hope . . . . 9

Hope is not a feeling of certainty that everything ends well. Hope is just a feeling that life and work have a meaning. ― Václav Havel

Wednesday of Hope . . . . 5

At the bottom of the heart of every human being there is something that goes on indomitably expecting, in the teeth of all experience of crimes committed, suffered and witnessed, that is good and not evil will be done to her. It is this above… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope . . . . 5”

Wise Advice from Etty Hillesum

Even if I should be locked up in a narrow cell and a cloud should drift past my small barred window, then I shall bring you that cloud, Oh God, while there is still the strength in me to do so. – Etty Hillesum… Continue Reading “Wise Advice from Etty Hillesum”

Where Does Prayer Begin?

Prayer begins at the edge of emptiness. – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

Turning to Earth

It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility.  – Rachel Carson

O Sapientia – O Wisdom

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… Continue Reading “O Sapientia – O Wisdom”

Is Your Heart Open to Beauty or to Worries?

If your eyes are blinded with your worries, you cannot see the beauty of the sunset. –  Krishnamurti

Clap Along If You Feel like a Room without a Roof

People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. – Anton Chekhov

Understanding through the Eyes

Everything in the world makes sense and is wonderful if viewed through open eyes. – Jose Ortega y Gasset

Wisdom from the Poet Maya Angelou

Everyone born comes from the Creator trailing wisps of glory. We come from the Creator with creativity. – Maya Angelou