Sister Pat Farrell, Jan. 7, 2019
When before the beauty of a sunset or a mountain, you pause and exclaim, “Ah,” you are participating in divinity. Joseph Campbell, Ancient Hindu Text
There is light in the darkness.
This is a Chihuly glass work.
There is a perfectly still moment right before dawn, when the sun gathers itself and then steps into the dark world and everything is so filled with light that any doubts from that long night are barely a memory.
by Sister Ruth Droege, Dec. 16, 2018
During this advent season and Christmas time, I have to admit that I struggled against feeling like Scrooge, not only because of the fall which fractured my shoulder but also because of the reports of violence and war on the news. Peace on earth and good will to men seemed a distant hope.
Before, I always lived in anticipation .
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.
232nd Edition November 2018 Matthew 5: 9: Part II “Blessed are they who strive for peace and justice; they shall be called the sons and daughters of God.