Monthly Archives: June 2016

Unseen Beauty

When we cannot find God in any of the old familiar places, God finds us with a sign, a song, a gesture, a wonder at some previously unseen beauty of our world. L. Patrick Carroll & Katherine Marie Dyckman

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Within oneself

Some book on prayer tell us where one must seek God. Within oneself, very clearly, is the best place to look … St. Teresa of Avila

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Simple Prayer

Walk and talk and work and laugh with your friends, but behind the scenes, keep up the life of simple prayer and inward worship. Thomas Kelly

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Ethics

Ethics, too, are nothing but reverence for life. That is what gives me the fundamental principle of morality, namely, that good consists in maintaining, promoting, and enhancing life, and that destroying, injuring, and limiting life are evil. Albert Schweitzer

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Possible Prayer

There is only possible prayer: Give me to do everything in the day with a sense of the sacredness of life. Give me to be in your presence, God, even though I know it only as absence. May Sarton

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Cup of Blessing

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting – a wayside sacrament. Welcome it is in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every flower, and thank God for it as a … Continue reading

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Imperative

First, it is imperative in the name of the gospel to make the underdeveloped masses aware of their human dignity, of their rights to a better life, one which is worthy of the human person. The second point is to … Continue reading

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Nature

Nature is likely cycling, but never expect to return. It keeps “Paying it forward.” The river never return. The tree receives life from the Sun and the dirt, but dry leaves fall into fertilization for the new creation.

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Facing Our Destiny

We are face to face with our destiny and we must meet it with a high and resolute courage. For us is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in the harness, striving mightily; let … Continue reading

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With Good Conscience

With a good conscience our only sure reward, with history the final judge of our deeds, let us go forth to lead the land we love, asking [God’s] blessing and [God] help, but knowing that here on earth God’s work … Continue reading

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