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What Might I Become?

May I become an island for those seeking dry land A lamp for those needing light, A place of rest for those who desire one, […]

Posted on January 17, 2016 by

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As I look to the horizon, I put on hope

The Renewable Resource of Hope

As we face the grand ecological crisis of our time, our most important renewable resource is hope. We simply must put it on with our […]

Posted on January 10, 2016 by

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We Learn of God through Creation

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created. – Meister Eckhart  

Posted on January 3, 2016 by

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With What Am I Willing to Struggle in 2016?

When we ask ourselves what kind of world we want to leave behind, we think in the first place of its general direction, its meaning […]

Posted on December 27, 2015 by

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A Christian Earth-Conscious Spirituality

All the delegates have gone home from the COP21 Climate Summit in Paris. And our Earth and all her inhabitants await our action. I am […]

Posted on December 20, 2015 by

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¿Qué es el sentimiento mystico en la cara de Lola?

What Meaning in Lola’s Face?

The universe unfolds in God, who fills it completely. Hence, there is a mystical meaning to be found in a leaf, in a mountain trail, […]

Posted on December 13, 2015 by

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Creation – A Reflection of God’s Love

The entire material universe speaks of God’s love…boundless affection for us. Soil, water, mountains: everything is, as it were, a caress of God. – Pope […]

Posted on December 6, 2015 by

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The Fragrance of Gratitude

Gratitude is the sweet fragrance of an opening heart. – Aine Belton

Posted on November 29, 2015 by

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Grateful Glimpses

In moments of surprise we catch at least a glimpse of the joy to which gratefulness opens the door. – David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness, the Heart of […]

Posted on November 22, 2015 by

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Grateful through Experience

The grateful person knows that God is good, not by hearsay but by experience. And that is what makes all the difference. – Thomas Merton, Thoughts […]

Posted on November 15, 2015 by

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