Tag: moon

We Came to See

We climbed, he first and I behind, until though a small round opening ahead of us, I saw the lovely things the heavens hold, and we came out to see once more the stars.― Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “We Came to See”

All is the Moon

There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon. – Matsuo Basho

The Most Important Voyage of Discovery

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separate us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but… Continue Reading “The Most Important Voyage of Discovery”

Wednesday of Hope – Hoping for Light

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all the darkness. – Desmond Tutu

Wednesday of Hope – Seeing Light

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. – Desmond Tutu

We Learn of God through Creation

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

Good Friday Hope

Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark. – George Iles

Look at the Moon

When you look at the moon, you think, “I’m really small. What are my problems?” It sets things into perspective. We should all look at the moon a bit more often. – Alain de Botton

Advent by Stephen Leake

Somewhere your star-struck choir sings As the evening unpeels our histories. The world is here again! I feel the breathing of yuletide fires, The ribboned refrains of seasoned candles And bars of voices beyond St. Stephen’s Wall. The robin appears in a globe of… Continue Reading “Advent by Stephen Leake”

The Gift of a Friend

The whole of the holy life is good friends. – The Buddha