Prayers, Quotes

Blessing Prayer: For One Who Is Exhausted (Evening Prayer) …

Maybe it’s not about having a beautiful day, but about finding beautiful moments. Maybe a whole day is just too much to ask. I could choose to believe that in every day, in all things, no matter how dark and ugly, there are shards of beauty if I look for them. — Anna White from… Continue reading Blessing Prayer: For One Who Is Exhausted (Evening Prayer) …

Poems, Quotes

Faith Is A Way Of Life: Hopeful In Bad Times …

To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives. If we see only the worst, it destroys our… Continue reading Faith Is A Way Of Life: Hopeful In Bad Times …

Poems

The Map You Make Yourself …

You have looked at so many doors with longing, wondering if your life lay on the other side. For today, choose the door that opens to the inside. Travel the most ancient way of all: the path that leads you to the center of your life. No map but the one you make yourself. No… Continue reading The Map You Make Yourself …

Quotes

Be Gentle With Yourself …

If you took a blue spruce tree and planted it in the desert, it would obviously perish. How do we forget that we too are living systems, and each of us have unique environments, needs, and conditions within which we flourish or wither? — Dawna Markova excerpted from I Will Not Die an Unlived Life:… Continue reading Be Gentle With Yourself …