Days In The Desert, Quotes

Desert Day 30: Calling Ourselves Peacemakers …

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. — Matthew 5:9 In times of great personal and social upheaval, real peacemakers, genuine bridge builders do four things: First, they must tap into their own deepest spiritual self and recommit to the higher values that shines in them there. Second, they must speak… Continue reading Desert Day 30: Calling Ourselves Peacemakers …

Prayers, Quotes

To Be Loved …

Beloved God, Show me the truth about this. I now surrender all fears, doubts, and judgments, and invite the light of perfect consciousness to illuminate my path. Pure love is present here and now, as God lives in every person I meet. I send love and appreciation to all my associates, knowing with perfect confidence… Continue reading To Be Loved …

Interreligious, Quotes

One With Life …

Once you have made peace with the present moment, see what happens, what you can do or choose to do, or rather what life does through you. There are three words that convey the secret of the art of living, the secret of all success and happiness: One with Life. Being one with life is… Continue reading One With Life …

Quotes, Seasons

Questions That Have No Right to Go Away (New Year’s Meditation) …

What is giving me life? What is saving my life? What does it mean to be human? — Barbara Brown Taylor (adapted from Super Soul Sunday Conversation with Oprah Winfrey, Season 5, Episode 522 | Aired on 11/09/14) This Is Your Life I was in Europe leading a retreat in a lush vineyard on an Italian hillside. Each… Continue reading Questions That Have No Right to Go Away (New Year’s Meditation) …

Quotes

To Everything A Season …

On the spiritual path, it is not optional to know ourselves. It’s not optional to be willing to make mistakes. Such qualities are essential. They lead to the gradual growth of a person “to maturity, to the measure of the full stature of Christ” (Ephesians 4:13). The reason we sin and suffer is not because… Continue reading To Everything A Season …

Poems, Quotes

There Is A Homelessness …

There is a homelessness, never to be clearly defined. It is more than having no place of one’s own, no bed or chair. It is more than walking in a waste of wind, or gleaning the crumbs where someone else has dined, or taking a coin for food or clothes to wear. The loan of… Continue reading There Is A Homelessness …