Tag: trail

Are We Going Out or Going In?

It was not like taking the veil, no solemn abjuration of the world, I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay till sundown for going out I found that I was really going in. – John Muir

Wise Words from The Buddha

If you light a lamp for someone else, it will also brighten your path. – The Buddha

Wisdom in Our Overscheduled Days

Take more time, cover less ground. -Thomas Merton, Dancing in the Waters of Life

Show Me Your Ways, O Lord.

Today’s Lenten poem/prayer/psalm from Education for Justice is from the Psalms: Psalm 25:6-10. Show me your ways, O Lord,    teach me your paths; guide me in your truth and teach me,    for you are God my Savior,    and my hope is… Continue Reading “Show Me Your Ways, O Lord.”

Think Not How Far

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by Harold Macdonald. Think Not How Far Think not how far we have to go, how far we’ve come; it saps the strength, melts the will. It’s better not to know the breadth and height and… Continue Reading “Think Not How Far”

Wisdom of Catherine of Siena

All the way to heaven is heaven. – Catherine of Siena

An Important Word from the Prophet Micah

Today’s reading from the Prophet Micah is one of my favorites. If we could but follow his simple admonition we would be able to see much more clearly that we are now living in the Reign of God . . . knowing that it… Continue Reading “An Important Word from the Prophet Micah”

Trusting that our God Walks with Us

Friday’s reading is from the 14th chapter of the Prophet Hosea. Let the one who is wise understand these things; let the one who is prudent know them. Straight are the paths of the LORD, in them the just walk, but sinners stumble in… Continue Reading “Trusting that our God Walks with Us”