Tag: glacier national park

We Can Never Be Vast Enough

Let us never give the impression that we are afraid of something which may renew and enlarge our ideas of man and the universe. The world will never be vast enough, nor will humanity ever be strong enough to be worthy of God who… Continue Reading “We Can Never Be Vast Enough”

Wakening to Oneness with a Psalm

Unnamable God, I feel you With me at every moment. You are my food, my drink, My sunlight, and the air I breathe You are the ground I have built on And the beauty that rejoices my heart. – Stephen Mitchel, excerpt from “Psalm 16”,… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness with a Psalm”

What Does the World Need?

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go out and do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. – Howard Thurman

Wednesday of Hope – Trust Life

Deep trust in life is not a feeling but a stance that you deliberately take. It is the attitude we call courage. – David Steindl-Rast

One Important Thing

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the turning inwards in prayer for five short minutes. – Etty Hillesum

Have Patience

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them – every day begin the task anew. – Saint Francis de Sales

Let’s go . . . Nowhere

Going nowhere … isn’t about turning your back on the world; it’s about stepping away now and then so that you can see the world more clearly and love it more deeply. -Leonard Cohen

See the World

Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. – Ray Bradbury

Spirit is with Us

Today is the Third Sunday of Lent I love the story of the woman at the well in the Gospel of John – there is so much to reflect on – so many nuggets of wisdom. These words of Jesus offer such promise, “But… Continue Reading “Spirit is with Us”

With What Am I Willing to Struggle in 2016?

When we ask ourselves what kind of world we want to leave behind, we think in the first place of its general direction, its meaning and its values. Unless we struggle with these deeper issues, I do not believe that our concern for ecology… Continue Reading “With What Am I Willing to Struggle in 2016?”