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Entry or Exit?

Every exit is an entry somewhere else. – Tom Stoppard

The Feast of the Holy Family

From today’s second reading, Colossians 3: Let the message of Christ, in all its richness, find a home with you. Teach each other, and advise each other, in all wisdom. With gratitude in your hearts sing psalms and hymns and inspired songs to God;…

O Emmanuel – O God with Us

O Emmanuel, our King and Lawgiver, the Expected of the nations and the Savior of them all, O come and save us, O Lord our God -source of translation unknown

O Rex Gentium – O King of Nations

O King of the Nations and Desire of the all, you are the Cornerstone who makes both one. O come and save the creatures whom you fashioned out of clay. – source of translation unknown

How to Open Doors

If you dedicate yourself to service, the doors will open. – Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan, Alchemical Wisdom

Letting the Light Shine Through

People are like stained glass windows: They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within. – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

The Well is Deep

There is a really deep well inside me. And in it dwells God. Sometimes I am there too. But more often stones and grit block the well, and God is buried beneath. Then God must be dug out again. – Etty Hillesum, from The…

On the Feast of Saint Catherine

To the true servant of God every place is the right place and every time is the right time. – St. Catherine of Siena  

We Celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation

Annunciation  by Marie Howe Even if I don’t see it again—nor ever feel it I know it is—and that if once it hailed me it ever does— And so it is myself I want to turn in that direction not as towards a place,…

Today Is the Feast of Our Dominican Brother, Thomas Aquinas

Wonder is the desire for knowledge. – Saint Thomas Aquinas