Quotes

The Ordering Of Love …

I take literally the statement in the Gospel of John that God loves the world. I believe that the world was created and approved by love, that it subsists, coheres, and endures by love, and that, insofar as it is redeemable, it can be redeemed only by love. I believe that divine love, incarnate and… Continue reading The Ordering Of Love …

Interreligious, Poems, Quotes

I Want To Write Of The Light …

I want to think again of dangerous and noble things. I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be improbable beautiful and afraid of nothing, as though I had wings. ― Mary Oliver from Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays Light I want to write of the light but I do not… Continue reading I Want To Write Of The Light …

Interreligious, Poems

Where the Mind Is Without Fear …

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free Where the world has not been broken up into fragments By narrow domestic walls Where words come out from the depth of truth Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection Where the clear stream of reason has not… Continue reading Where the Mind Is Without Fear …

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

It is Done …

We begin our Christian life by depending not upon our own doing but upon what Christ has done …  If someone makes a very unkind remark about you in your presence, how do you meet the situation? You compress your lips, clench your teeth, swallow hard, and take a firm grip upon yourself; and if… Continue reading It is Done …