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I do not need to seek God…

I do not need to seek God. God is already here waiting to be found, soaked in my reality. My journey is to be one of recognizing God, always, already present, and surfacing that presence in my daily life. — Edwina Gateley, from “A Mystical Heart”

What is Prayer?

For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy. — St. Thérèse of Lisieux

That which I am…

That which I am, I offer to you, O Lord, for you are it entirely. — from The Book of Privy Counseling

You have been told…

I think of this verse from Micah 6:8 in some of my darker or confused moments: You have been told, O man, what is good,     and what the Lord requires of you: Only to do the right and to love goodness,     and to walk humbly with your God. The “walk humbly” part […]

Success happens…

Success happens when preparation meets opportunity. — Author unknown

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Ardent Reader…

If you are an ardent reader, seek not brilliant and erudite texts; otherwise the demon of haughtiness will strike your heart. But like a wise bee that gathers honey from flowers, so also through your reading obtain healing for your soul. — St. Ephraim the Syrian (via via)

When I say, “I am a Christian”

When I say, “I am a Christian,” I’m not shouting “I am saved.” I am whispering, “I was lost.” That’s why I chose His way. When I say, “I am a Christian,” I don’t speak of this with pride. I’m confessing that I stumble Needing God to be my guide. When I say, “I am […]

Finding a really good weblog…

Finding a really good weblog is like finding the peanuts in a box of Cracker Jacks. They are in there, but you have to hunt for them. And when you find one, you savor it.

Cake from God

This one is from an email floating around the Internet: Sometimes we wonder, what did I do to deserve this, or why did God have to do this to me? Here is a wonderful explanation! A daughter is telling her Mother how everything is going wrong, she’s failing algebra, her boyfriend broke up with her […]

Perfect Happiness…

Sooner or later in life everyone discovers that perfect happiness is unrealizable, but there are few who pause to consider the antithesis: that perfect unhappiness is equally unattainable. The obstacles preventing the realization of both these extreme states are of the same nature: they derive from our human condition which is opposed to everything infinite. — Primo Levi

Empire Building?

Over the years, the United States has sent many of its fine young men and women into great peril to fight for freedom beyond our borders. The only amount of land we have ever asked for in return is enough to bury those that did not return. — Colin Powell

Love is not measured…

The wizard said to the tin man, “Remember my friend, Love is not measured by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others.” — from “The Wizard of Oz”