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Wisdom of Thoreau

I want to go soon and live away by the pond, where I shall hear only the wind whispering among the reeds. It will be success if I shall have left myself behind. But my friends ask what I will do when I get… Continue Reading “Wisdom of Thoreau”

Wednesday of Hope – Despair Cannot Stain Joy

…no despair of ours can alter the reality of things, or stain the joy of the cosmic joy which is always there. – Thomas Merton

This Day

Everyday, think as you wake up: Today I am fortunate to have woken up. I am alive. I have a precious human life. I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself to expand my… Continue Reading “This Day”

Wednesday of Hope – Today’s Potential

We have no idea what tomorrow will bring, but today is overflowing with potential. – Allan Lokos, Through the Flames

Wednesday of Hope – A Full or Empty Heart?

Why fill the heart with hopes? Leave it empty for God. – Robert Mertens

Perceiving Life with Reverence

If we perceived Life with reverence, we would stand in awe at the experience of physical Life and walk the Earth in a very deep sense of gratitude. –¬†Gary Zukav

We Are There

As Christians, we are also called ¬†“to accept the world as a sacrament of communion, as a way of sharing with God and our neighbors on a global scale. It is our humble conviction that the divine and the human met in the slightest… Continue Reading “We Are There”

The Fragrance of Gratitude

Gratitude is the sweet fragrance of an opening heart. – Aine Belton

A Follow-up to the Prophet Micah

On Monday I posted about the day’s reading from Micah 6, and now I came across a quote from The Talmud that expands on it. Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief. Do justly, now. Love mercy, now. Walk humbly,… Continue Reading “A Follow-up to the Prophet Micah”