Tag : spirituality

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What people don’t realize is how much religion costs. They think faith is a big electric blanket, when of course it is the cross. Flannery O’Connor The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O’Connor
When I was a little one, I met Mother Teresa. She attended some kind of presentation at a baseball field. She was in the state to possibly bring the Missionaries of Charity there (which she did, and the sisters are still there today). I was determined to meet her. My Dad went with me to …
If you’re looking for God, stop. What?!? Why?!? Because God is already there with you. Stop looking for God and find Him. It’s not hide and seek. Or even rocket science. It’s about faith. Let’s face it. As humans, we’re skeptical and curious – and all of these are great – but we’re really not all …
If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come. Chinese Proverb
Time is a transient thing.  It slips by quickly unnoticed until days, weeks, months have melted away. Time in a crisis is even more fleeting. I find myself starting again in more ways than one.  But isn’t that what life and faith are all about?  A journey of stops and starts, speed bumps and long …
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice. Cherokee saying
And for us this is the end of all the stories.  All their life in this world and all their adventures in Narnia had only been the cover and title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story, which no one on Earth has read…in which every chapter is better than the one before. …
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 …
“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
Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, “Grow, grow.”  The Talmud, a collection of ancient Rabbinic writings on Jewish laws and traditions
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