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Wednesday of Hope – Letting Go of Results

Do not depend on the hope of results. You may have to face the fact that your work will be apparently worthless and even achieve no result at all, if not perhaps results opposite to what you expect. As you get used to this… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Letting Go of Results”

The Paradox of Strength and Fragility

Stars and blossoming fruit-trees: utter permanence and extreme fragility give an equal sense of eternity. – Simone Weil

Where Do I Begin? Where Do I End?

Finding where exactly the outside world ends and I begin—is not so easy. – Nora Bateson

Wednesday of Hope – Hope, a Revolutionary Practice

I heard a preacher say that hope is a revolutionary practice . . . hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Hope, a Revolutionary Practice”

We Cannot Survive Singularly

Snowflakes, leaves, humans, plants, raindrops, stars, molecules, microscopic entities all come in communities. The singular cannot in reality exist. – Paula Gunn Allen

Walking a Labyrinth

Not too long ago I walked a labyrinth for the first time in my life. I had flirted with labyrinths for years, but my expectations were so high that I kept finding reasons not to walk one. I did not want to hurry. I… Continue Reading “Walking a Labyrinth”

Union with God

Union with God is not something that needs to be acquired but realized… When the mind comes into its own stillness and enters the silent land, the sense of separation goes. Union is seen to be the fundamental reality and separateness a highly filtered… Continue Reading “Union with God”

Wednesday of Hope – A Road in the Country

Hope is like a road in the country; there never was a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence. – Lin Yutang

Extending Our Concept of God

The world must have a God, but our concept of God must be extended as the dimensions of our world are extended. – Teilhard de Chardin

You Are Held

A great silent space holds all of nature in its embrace. It also holds you. – Eckhart Tolle