Tag: night

Reach for Hearts

The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise. – Maya Angelou

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

Weekly Photo Challenge: One

We know them as Three Wise Men, and one thing brought them together over the miles of rough terrain. May our hearts also be One. This is the only way we will find peace. A Story of Some Truly Wise Men By Christine Rodgers… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: One”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light

Here we are on December 1st: the first day of Advent and 24 days till Christmas. If you saw any postings here during Lent, you would have seen some poetry that I found on the educationfor justice.org website. There is a similar collection entitled… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light”

The Vine

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by Thomas Merton. The Vine When wind and winter turn our vineyard To a bitter Calvary, What hands come out and crucify us Like the innocent vine? How long will starlight weep as sharp as thorns… Continue Reading “The Vine”

Night Thoughts

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by William F. Bell. Night Thoughts It is our emptiness and lowliness that God needs, and not our plenitude. —Mother Teresa Somehow by day, no matter what, I patch myself together whole, But all my effort… Continue Reading “Night Thoughts”

On the Fourth Day of Christmas

When peaceful silence lay over all, and the night had run half of her swift course, your all-powerful word, O Lord, leaped down from heaven, from the royal throne. – Prayer on Second Sunday after Christmas, Roman Rite