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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;… Continue Reading “The Feast of the Holy Family”

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… Continue Reading “The Well is Deep”

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,… Continue Reading “We Celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation”

Today Is the Feast of Our Dominican Brother, Thomas Aquinas

Wonder is the desire for knowledge. – Saint Thomas Aquinas