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?”
The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Sunrise or sunset. Some of the best colors ever!
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”
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”
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”
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
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!
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!”
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