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May My Heart Shine

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

– The Upanishads

Wednesday of Hope – Living in Hope

The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.

― Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams

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The Feast of the Holy Family

May the Word of God find a home in you

May the Word of God find a home in you

From today’s second reading, Colossians 3:

Let the message of Christ, in all its richness, find a home with you. Teach each other, and advise each other, in all wisdom. With gratitude in your hearts sing psalms and hymns and inspired songs to God; and never say or do anything except in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Letting the Light Shine Through

People are like stained glass windows: They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within.

– Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Stained glass window in the cathedral in Chartres, France

Stained glass window in the cathedral in Chartres, France

The Value of Beauty

As I walked down the avenue, the late afternoon sun was turning the lovely and dying sycamore leaves into fragments of brilliant stained glass, and i said to myself, “This alone is worth the price of admission to our broken and glorious world.

– Linda Larsson

A beautiful autumn window in Adrian, Michigan

A beautiful autumn window in Adrian, Michigan

Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out. But when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.

– Elizabeth Kubler Ross

Rose window from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres

Rose window from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres

The Dominican St. Albert the Great

Saint Albert the Great was a Dominican friar who lived in the 13th century. He was named, by virtue of his writings and teachings, a Doctor of the Church in 1931. He is well known for having been the teacher of another great Dominican theologian, St. Thomas Aquinas. The Dominican Friars of the Central Province name themselves after Albert the Great. You can read more and find a great many links about this saint on their website.

It is by the path of love, which is charity, that God draws near to man, and man to God. But where charity is not found, God cannot dwell. If, then, we possess charity, we possess God, for “God is Charity” (1 John 4:8)

– St. Albert the Great

Where does love dwell? Where does God dwell?

Where does love dwell?
Where does God dwell?