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Wednesday of Hope – Where Hope Lives

Hope locates itself in the premises that we don’t know what will happen and that in the spaciousness of uncertainty is room to act. – Rebecca Solnit

What Is Our Destiny?

The destiny of humans cannot be separated from the destiny of Earth. -Thomas Berry

Wednesday of Hope – The Need for Perspective

The only thing I can recommend at this stage is a sense of humor, an ability to see things in their ridiculous and absurd dimensions, to laugh at others and at ourselves, a sense of irony regarding everything that calls out for parody in…

Seeing through the Beloved’s Eyes

Borrow the Beloved’s eyes. Look through them and you’ll see the Beloved’s face everywhere. No tiredness, no jaded boredom…things you have hated will become helpers. –  Jalaluddin Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks, We Are Three

Let Us Live the Questions

We live on the brink of disaster because we do not know how to let life alone. We do not respect the living and fruitful contradictions and paradoxes of which true life is full. – Thomas Merton

Life Is Your Art

Life is your art. An open, aware heart is your camera. A oneness with your world is your film. – Ansel Adams

Wisdom from the Poet

The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings.  – Wendell Berry

Wisdom from the Meister

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created. – Meister Eckhart

What Do You Hear from the Mountains?

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. – John Muir

Loving Even the Storm

Love all God’s creation, the whole and every grain of sand of it. Love every leaf, every ray of God’s light. Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things. Once you perceive…