Tag: field

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”

Finding a Joyous Field

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’ doesn’t make any sense. – Rumi

What Is Our Destiny?

The destiny of humans cannot be separated from the destiny of Earth. -Thomas Berry

Where is Beauty?

People often say that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look,… Continue Reading “Where is Beauty?”

The Mark of Wisdom

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

More on Kindness

Every act of kindness, courageously offered, however small, is a small flower sown in a field of peace. • Wayne Muller in Learning to Pray

Mystery

It began in mystery and it will end in mystery, but what a rare and beautiful country lies in between. – Diane Ackerman

The Bright Field

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by R. S. Thomas. The Bright Field I have seen the sun break through to illuminate a small field for a while, and gone my way and forgotten it. But that was the pearl of great… Continue Reading “The Bright Field”

Here I Am, Send Me

The first reading on Saturday is Isaiah 6:1-8 – a dramatic story of God calling the prophet. Though we may not see visions, doesn’t it always feel a bit dramatic to experience a sense of call . . . to get a glimpse of… Continue Reading “Here I Am, Send Me”