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We Are Connected

We are all leaves on different branches of the same tree. – Laura Lynne Jackson

Wednesday of Hope – Waiting without Hope

I said to my soul, be still and wait without hope…..wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought. So the darkness shall be the light and the stillness the dancing. – T.S. Elliot

Walk Out of Your House like a Shepherd

Be a lamp or a lifeboat or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd. – Jalaluddin Rumi

A Reason for Hope

The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Prayer Is an Act of Hope – An Act of Faith

A Holy Thursday Prayer Pray, even if you feel nothing, see nothing. For when you are dry, empty, sick or weak, at such a time is your prayer most pleasing to God, even though you may find little joy in it. This is true… Continue Reading “Prayer Is an Act of Hope – An Act of Faith”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Hue

What is a country without rabbits and partridges? They are among the most simple and indigenous animal products; ancient and venerable families known to antiquity as to modern times; of the very hue and substance of Nature, nearest allied to leaves and to the… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Hue”

In All of Nature We Find God’s Initials

All animals who lift their voices at dawn sing to God. The volcanoes and the clouds and the trees cry to us about God. The whole creation cries to us penetratingly with a great joy about the existence and the beauty and the love… Continue Reading “In All of Nature We Find God’s Initials”

Easter Saturday – Messenger

Today’s poem from Education for Justice is by Mary Oliver. Messenger My work is loving the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird – equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums. Here the clam deep in the speckled sand.… Continue Reading “Easter Saturday – Messenger”

God Leads Us in Love into the Desert

Today’s first reading is from Hosea – a favorite reading of mine from chapter 2. Thus says the LORD: I will allure her; I will lead her into the desert and speak to her heart. She shall respond there as in the days of her youth,… Continue Reading “God Leads Us in Love into the Desert”

A Prophet’s Job Surely Isn’t Easy

In Friday’s reading (Jeremiah 20:10-13) for the 5th Friday in Lent, the Prophet Jeremiah was sure having a bad day. Of course, if we read the entire book attributed to him, we’ll see that he suffered ridicule and persecution for more than a day.… Continue Reading “A Prophet’s Job Surely Isn’t Easy”