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The Uses of Sorrow

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by Mary Oliver, a favorite of many. The Uses of Sorrow Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift. Source: “The… Continue Reading “The Uses of Sorrow”

We Chose to Look Toward the Light

I found the following Advent Prayer on the Education for Justice website. The Winter Journey of Advent In this time of darkness, We choose to look toward the Light. In this time when so many suffer, We choose faith, not despair: We choose the… Continue Reading “We Chose to Look Toward the Light”

Continuing the Theme of the Prophet Micah

The Persian Sufi Bayazid does not quote the Prophet Micah. Nonetheless, his words reflect the same meaning, and encourage us to live with generosity, compassion, and humility. The Friend of God has these three qualities: a generosity like that of the ocean, a compassion… Continue Reading “Continuing the Theme of the Prophet Micah”