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Wakening to Oneness – We Are God Sparks!

All living beings are, so to speak, sparks from the radiation of God’s brilliance. These sparks mere from God like rays of the sun. – Hildegard of Bingen

Wakening to Oneness – The Drop Is the Ocean

We feel like separate water droplets but we are also ocean. – Jane Hirshfield

Awakening to the Sun

O Great Spirit, I awake to another sun, grateful for gifts bestowed, granted one by one. – Twylah Nitsch

Seeing God in All Things

Either we acknowledge that God is in all things, or we have lost the basis for seeing God in anything. – Richard Rohr

Wednesday of Hope – Pessimist? Optimist? Realist?

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. – William A. Ward

Why the Sun Shines

As the Sun shines upon my heart, so may my heart shine upon others! – The Upanishads

Qualities of God’s Friends

The Friend of God has these three qualities: a generosity like that of the ocean, a compassion like that of the sun, and a humility like that of the earth. – Bayazid, Tadhkirat

Wednesday of Hope – Rainbows

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us — in the dreariest and most dreaded moments — can see a possibility of hope. – Maya Angelou

For a Mind Clear as Water

In a mind clear as still water, even the waves, breaking, are reflecting its light – Eihei Dogen

Wednesday of Hope – Not Fearful of the Night

Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. – Sarah Williams, Twilight Hours: A Legacy of Verse