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Unfolding of Truth

Time is the unfolding of truth that already is, the unveiling of beauty that is yet to be. — Author unknown, from Christian Prayer, closing prayer for 7th Sunday of Easter

The River

I return to my favorite place along the river Sitting on the grass in the cool shade of a tree Watching, listening, being… An old philosopher said “You can never go to the same river twice.” I wonder— What changes What stays the same And what exactly is a river? The water, the banks, the […]

Search the world over…

Inspired by this article on constraints and brevity, and the website One Sentence, here is a story in one sentence: I would have searched the world over to find the words to heal her pain, but there are no such words, only time and someone to just be there.

Time

From Br. Joseph — All is gift. Even your next breath is gift if you think about. Everything involves a choice, especially how we spend our time. Is it our time or God’s time? Here is a reflection/prayer on time from Michael Quoist: I went out, Lord. People were coming and going, Walking and running. […]

Time

All men complain that they haven’t enough time. They look at their lives from too human a point of view. There is always time to do what God wants us to do, but we must put ourselves completely into each moment that he offers us. I went out, Lord. People were coming and going, Walking […]

Waiting

Heard this line in the movie, As Good As It Gets: Waiting gives the devil time. Waiting also gives God time.

Kairos — God’s Time

The other day while I was mulling over how to write about my journey to the edge of the desert, I realized that another metaphor for the desert, a metaphor less frightening to me, was the word kairos. The ancient Greeks had two words for time, chronos and kairos. Chronos refers to chronological or sequential […]

Ash Wednesday

The ashes of Ash Wednesday are to remind us that we came from dust, and shall return to dust after we die. It is also a reminder that we are given the gift of time between those two stages of dust. It is up to us to fill that time. How are you spending your […]