Inspire

Do it anyway

“People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway. If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest and sincere […]

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The Beginning of Love – Thomas Merton

“The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only the potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflections […]

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The Great Paradox

“The great paradox of the spiritual life is, indeed, that the most personal is the most universal, that the most intimate, is most communal, and that the most contemplative is most active.” – Henri Nouwen, “Here and Now”

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Brand New Ending

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start now and make a brand new ending.

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Silence and Solitude

The raw flow of words attempting to capture a moment during silence & solitude. The sun in its consistent generosity, shone brightly today. She is tireless, unending. She gives and gives… And yet, half of the world turns our back to her. We are tired and we need the colors to fade. The essentials to […]

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