Tag: grand tetons

What Is Our Destiny?

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

Wednesday of Hope – Ash Wednesday

On this Ash Wednesday, what more can we hope to be than this? Strive to be uncynical, to be a hope-giving force, to be a steward of substance. – Maria Popova

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

How Far Have You Traveled?

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started. – Henry Ward Beecher