Interreligious, Prayers, Quotes

Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Parable of the Good Samaritan …

On the one hand we are called to play the good Samaritan on life's road; but that will be only an initial act. One day we must come to see that the whole Jericho road must be transformed so that men and women will not be constantly beaten and robbed as they make their journey… Continue reading Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Parable of the Good Samaritan …

Prayers, Seasons

For Those Who Have Far to Travel (A Blessing for Epiphany) …

If you could see the journey whole, you might never undertake it, might never dare the first step that propels you from the place you have known toward the place you know not. Call it one of the mercies of the road: that we see it only by stages as it opens before us, as… Continue reading For Those Who Have Far to Travel (A Blessing for Epiphany) …

Quotes

Imagination Is Evidence Of The Divine …

Imagination is evidence of the divine. — William Blake True imagination is not fanciful daydreaming; it is fire from heaven. ― Ernest Holmes The dreamers are the saviors of the world. As the visible world is sustained by the invisible, so men, through all their trials and sins and sordid vocations, are nourished by the beautiful… Continue reading Imagination Is Evidence Of The Divine …

Quotes

Say Yes …

What if Just for a moment We stop And allow ourselves to believe That we are perfect Not just enough For that suggests a limitation in itself, Perfect Unimaginably dazzling Clothed in potential and possibility Howling with joyous abandonment For the richness of the landscape That frames our life Dancing every step Whether winds are… Continue reading Say Yes …

Quotes, Seasons

New Year’s Meditation: Every Moment Is A New Beginning …

... every moment is a new beginning, every handshake a promise. I know that every quest implicates the other, just as every word can become prayer. If life is not a celebration, why remember it? If life — mine or that of my fellow man — is not an offering to the other, what are we… Continue reading New Year’s Meditation: Every Moment Is A New Beginning …

Prayers

Disturb Us O Lord – A Prayer by Desmond Tutu …

Disturb us, O Lord when we are too well-pleased with ourselves when our dreams have come true because we dreamed too little, because we sailed too close to the shore. Disturb us, O Lord when with the abundance of things we possess, we have lost our thirst for the water of life when, having fallen… Continue reading Disturb Us O Lord – A Prayer by Desmond Tutu …

Prayers

Guide Our Dreams – An Evening Prayer …

Dear God, We give thanks for the darkness of the night where lies the world of dreams. Guide us closer to our dreams so that we may be nourished by them. Give us good dreams and memory of them so that we may carry their poetry and mystery into our daily lives. Grant us deep… Continue reading Guide Our Dreams – An Evening Prayer …

Prayers

Blessing Prayer IV (Work) …

May the light of your soul guide you May the light of your soul bless the work you do with the secret love and warmth of your heart. May you see in what you do the beauty of your own soul. May the sacredness of your work bring healing, light and renewal to those who… Continue reading Blessing Prayer IV (Work) …