Tag: sunrise

Awakening to the Sun

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

Wednesday of Hope – You are the Sky

You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather. – Pema Chodron

Ethical Alchemy

Religion isn’t about believing things. It’s ethical alchemy. It’s about behaving in a way that changes you, that gives you intimations of holiness and sacredness. – Karen Armstrong

God in All Things

The day of my spiritual awakening was the day I saw–and knew I saw–all things in God and God in all things. – Mechtild of Magdeburg

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

Rise to Taste the Dawn

I rise to taste the dawn, and find that love alone will shine today. – Ken Wilber

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