Inspire

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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The Prayer

Father, Give me the eyes to see, the ears to hear, hands of compassion, and feet towards justice. Fill my heart with your Passion, my mind with your Promises, my soul with your Peace, and this place with your Presence. And in this overflow of being your Beloved, may I answer the call to create […]

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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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Holding your breath

Can you die from holding your breath? A quick search on Google reveals, most likely not. You body will pass out and your autonomic bodily functions will kick in. It will veto your will and make you breathe again. I know it’s an odd question to ponder but I believe it has something to teach […]

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