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Walk Out of Your House like a Shepherd

Be a lamp or a lifeboat or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd. – Jalaluddin Rumi

On St. Patrick’s Day – an Irish Blessing

May the road rise up to meet you, May the wind be ever at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall softly on your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the hollow…

The Attracting Power of Gratitude

Feeling grateful towards someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life. – Christiane Northrup

Hold On!

Hold on to what is good, even if it is a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe, even if it is a tree which stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do, even if it is a long way…

How True Is This?

I came across this quote and wondered, “How true is this for me? Do I want it to be true for me? What am I willing to do to make it not be so?” I would like to buy $3 worth of God, please,…

A Prayer for All Lost Sheep

You have a wild and crazy sheep in love with thorns and brambles. But please don’t get tired of looking for me! I know You won’t. For You have found me. All I have to do is stay found. – Thomas Merton, A Book…

In All of Nature We Find God’s Initials

All animals who lift their voices at dawn sing to God. The volcanoes and the clouds and the trees cry to us about God. The whole creation cries to us penetratingly with a great joy about the existence and the beauty and the love…

Easter Saturday – Messenger

Today’s poem from Education for Justice is by Mary Oliver. Messenger My work is loving the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird – equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums. Here the clam deep in the speckled sand….

Where Do We Find Ourselves?

In Thursday’s Gospel reading (Luke 15:1-10) we read: Rejoice with me because I have found my lost sheep.I tell you . . . there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who have no need…

Thanksgiving and Praise

Monday’s Responsorial Psalm is Psalm 100:1-5. The Lord made us; we belong to God. Sing joyfully to God, all you lands; serve God with gladness: come before God with joyful singing. The Lord made us; we belong to God. Know that the Lord is…