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Where Do You Find Peace?

The Peace of the Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood… Continue Reading “Where Do You Find Peace?”

A Reason to Hope

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

Weekly Photo Challenge: Color

Sunrise or sunset. Some of the best colors ever!

The Garments of God

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by Jessica Powers. The Garments of God God sits on a chair of darkness in my soul. He is God alone, supreme in His majesty. I sit at his feet, a child in the dark beside… Continue Reading “The Garments of God”

Christ Has No Body

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582). I am familiar with the poem and have always thought of it as the Prayer of St. Teresa. Christ Has No Body Christ has no body but yours, No hands,… Continue Reading “Christ Has No Body”

The Peace of Wild Things

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by Wendell Berry. The Peace of Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives… Continue Reading “The Peace of Wild Things”

More on Being a Blessing

The more alert we become to the blessing that flows into us through everything we touch, the more our own touch will bring blessing. – David Steindl-Rast

Rejoicing in Creation

Today’s Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 24. The Lord’s are the earth and its fullnes; the world and those who dwell in it. For God founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers. That pretty much covers everything!  

Some Stories Are Worth Retelling!

The sun rises every morning. Yes, some stories are worth telling again and again. Thursday’s Responsorial Psalm is the Canticle of Zechariah (also known as the Benedictus – a blessing). We pray this every day as part of our Morning Prayer or Lauds. We… Continue Reading “Some Stories Are Worth Retelling!”

Miracles According to Einstein

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. -Albert Einstein