Category : Listen to the silence

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Broken things are precious. We eat broken bread because we share in the death of our Lord and his broken life. Broken flowers give perfume. Broken incense is used in adoration. A broken ship saved Paul and many other passengers on the way to Rome. Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into …
We know that every effort to better society, especially where injustice and sin are so ingrained, is an effort that God blesses, that God wants, that God demands of us. Archbishop Oscar Romero March 24, 1980 Last homily before he was martyred for the people of El Salvador
“Hope” is the thing with feathers —
 That perches in the soul — 
And sings the tune without the words —
 And never stops — at all — Emily Dickinson
Stand by the roads and look, ask for the ancient path, which is the way to good.  Walk on it and find rest for your soul. Jeremiah 6:16
Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
If we pray, we will believe. If we believe, we will love. If we love, we will serve. Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul. Thomas Merton
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness. Chinese Proverb
For children are innocent and love justice, while most of us are wicked and naturally prefer mercy. G.K. Chesterton
He is not wise to me who is wise in words only, but he who is wise in deeds. St. Gregory
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