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Christmas Blessings

Let us join our voices with the music of the angels this Christmas!

Wisdom of the Long View

If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work but rather, teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry  

From Where Have You Come?

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started. – Henry Ward Beecher

Did You Ever Hear of Saint Fire Hydrant?

We have a spiritual practice of thinking of a fire hydrant as a saint – it’s standing there waiting to be of service. It’s a way to start reframing our relation to all the everyday things around us. – Frederic Brussat, 100 Ways to… Continue Reading “Did You Ever Hear of Saint Fire Hydrant?”

The Question

I don’t know Who — or what — put the question, I don’t know when it was put. I don’t even remember answering. But at some moment I did answer Yes to Someone — or Something — and from that hour I was certain… Continue Reading “The Question”

We Walk a Narrow Bridge

Life is a very narrow bridge between two eternities. Be not afraid. – Rabbi Nachman of Braslav

When Are You Most Alive?

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. – Thornton Wilder

How Big is Your Journey?

It’s just too big a journey to ever get beyond being astounded, being surprised by the mystery. • Joseph Sharp in Spiritual Maturity

If You Truly Desire Peace . . .

Love it the way it is. -Thaddeus Golas, The Lazy Man’s Guide to Enlightenment

Is Anything Really Ever Lost?

The day misspent, the love misplaced, has inside it the seed of redemption. Nothing is exempt from resurrection. – Kay Ryan