Tag: finding god

The Blessings of Gratitude

Thankfulness brings you to the place where the Beloved lives. – Jalaluddin Rumi

Where Do You Find God?

In Saturday’s Responsorial Psalm (Psalm 122), the psalmist declares: I rejoiced because they said to me, ‘We will go up to the house of the Lord.’” We so readily recognize churches and cathedrals as houses of God. But where might we find God besides… Continue Reading “Where Do You Find God?”

Let’s Just Pay Attention!

Whoever does not see God in every place does not see God in any place.” – Rabbi Elimelech Most of us would not identify this fellow as one of our favorite birds. Nonetheless he provides a necessary service to us and the creatures with… Continue Reading “Let’s Just Pay Attention!”

Merton on Gratitude

To be grateful is to recognize the Love of God in everything.” – Thomas Merton

Finding God in Creation

The created world is the primordial sacrament. -Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ