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Love, the Key to Hope

Today’s Gospel story, on this 5th Sunday of Lent, is the raising of Lazarus from the dead. We are reminded, then, to hope when our situation looks bleakest. True love is embodied in expectancy, an eagerness to love God now as a preparation for… Continue Reading “Love, the Key to Hope”

Reality is Flooded with the Divine

Reality is permeated, indeed flooded, with divine creativity, nourishment, and care. – Marcus J. Borg, Conflict, Holiness, and Politics

Living on Surprise

Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise. – Alice Walker

Prayer Is Energy

Prayer is energy, the energy of love and transformative power. It is given to us to use for the good of all creation. In prayer God gives us the fuel of life, and asks us to live it. Margaret Silf in The Gift of… Continue Reading “Prayer Is Energy”

Look Around You!

Look around you!Our eyes are keyholes opening to a world of wonder. – Edward Hays in Pray All Ways

Helen Keller’s Words of Wisdom

So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied. – Helen Keller

On the First Day of Christmas

The Christmas Star in the night sky, the shining of the Christmas light in the night – all this is the sign that light breaks into darkness. Though we see about us the darkness of unrest, of family discord, of class struggle, of competitive… Continue Reading “On the First Day of Christmas”

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”

Calling All Wanna Be Saints!!

To be a saint is to be fueled by gratitude, nothing more and nothing less. – Ronald Rolheiser in The Holy Longing

Gratitude Brings Consolation

While we cry ourselves to sleep, gratitude waits patiently to console and reassure us; there is a landscape larger than the one we can see. – Sarah Ban Breathnach