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Wednesday of Hope – Fill Yourself with Hope

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Fill Yourself with Hope”

Wednesday of Hope – Saving Hope

Because we spill not only milk Knocking it over with an elbow When we reach to wipe a small face But also spill seed on soil we thought was fertile but isn’t, And also spill whole lives, and only later see in fading light… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Saving Hope”

Wednesday of Hope – Saving Hope

Because we spill not only milk  Knocking it over with an elbow When we reach to wipe a small face But also spill seed on soil we thought was fertile but isn’t, And also spill whole lives, and only later see in fading light… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Saving Hope”

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”

Stay Ready

God always provides what we need, but we must be ready to open our eyes and see it. – The Midrash

Seeing with Beginners Sight

What kind of seeing should we do during this Lenten season? In Buddhism they talk about Beginner’s Mind. Perhaps we should work at Beginners Sight. Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time… Continue Reading “Seeing with Beginners Sight”

Proust on Truly Seeing

I have always appreciated this quote by Marcel Proust: The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

For the Beauty of the Earth

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. – Rachel Carson

Finding a Way to Peace

There is no way to peace. Peace is the way. – A.J. Muste