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Without Winter?

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so welcome. – Anne Bradstreet

Wednesday of Hope – Wisdom from Helen Keller

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit. – Helen Keller

Breath as a Bridge

Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again. – Thich Nhat Hanh

Thank Heavens for . . .

Thanking heaven even for our difficulties and misfortunes is the best way to transform them. You will see your difficulties in a different light, as if you had wrapped them in a film of pure gold. – Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

Is Anything Really Ever Lost?

The day misspent, the love misplaced, has inside it the seed of redemption. Nothing is exempt from resurrection. – Kay Ryan

Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

Truly, Earth is our family, and we need to help her to flourish as much as diligently as we prepare our children for the future. We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. – Native American Proverb

Calling All Wanna Be Saints!!

To be a saint is to be fueled by gratitude, nothing more and nothing less. – Ronald Rolheiser in The Holy Longing

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

And Mark Twain once said, “Distance lends enchantment to the view.”

Possible Answers to Prayer

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice, is by Scott Cairns. Your petitions—though they continue to bear just the one signature—have been duly recorded. Your anxieties—despite their constant, relatively narrow scope and inadvertent entertainment value—nonetheless serve to bring your person vividly to mind. Your… Continue Reading “Possible Answers to Prayer”

The Earth, the Seas, the Rivers, the People . . . are God’s

Friday’s Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 24. The Lord’s are the earth and its fullnes; the world and those who dwell in it. For God founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.