Quotes

Morning Prayer: May I Live This Day …

May I live this day Compassionate of heart, Clear in word, Gracious in awareness, Courageous in thought, Generous in love. —  John O'Donohue fromTo Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings Here on the pulse of this new day You may have the grace to look up and out And into your sister's… Continue reading Morning Prayer: May I Live This Day …

Interreligious, Quotes

Anything and Everything Can Become Our Teacher …

Anything and everything can become our teacher of the moment, reminding us of the possibility of being fully present: the gentle caress of air on our skin, the play of light, the look on someone's face, a passing contraction in the body, a fleeting thought in the mind. Anything. Everything. If it is met with… Continue reading Anything and Everything Can Become Our Teacher …

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 …

Prayers

Prayer for the Strength & Courage to Change …

Dear God, Grant me the strength to be who I must be, to do what I must do. Give me the courage to stand strong against my fears and have the will to express my feelings and needs. Help me to realize I have the power to change — no matter what anyone tells me — because… Continue reading Prayer for the Strength & Courage to Change …

Interreligious, Prayers

Apache Blessing …

May the sun bring you new energy by day, may the moon softly restore you by night, may the rain wash away your worries, may the breeze blow new strength into your being. May you walk through the world and know its beauty all the days of your life. —  Apache Blessing Sometimes I need… Continue reading Apache Blessing …

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 …