The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time. –Mary Oliver
i thank You God for most this amazing day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes (i who have died am alive again today, and this is the sun’s birthday; this is the birth day of … Read more i thank You God for most this amazing / day
I heard this story recently. It’s so powerful I wish to share it with you. There are many beggars outside the Mahabodhi Temple in India — dozens of them.
To her fair works did Nature link The human soul that through me ran; And much it grieved my heart to think What man has made of man. –William Wordsworth
Is the world a place of pleasure or misery? Can it be both? In C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters, the demon blasts God as “a hedonist at heart.” He criticizes the fact that “out in His sea, there is pleasure, and more pleasure. He makes no secret of it; at His right hand are pleasures for … Read more The essential Miserific Vision
Talent is God’s gift; either you’ve got it or you don’t. But your work is a personal responsibility; either you do it or you don’t. –adapted from Syd Field
O saints, do but let your thoughts dwell upon the love of Christ, who passed by angels and thought of you, who was wounded that, out of his wounds, the balm of Gilead might come to heal you; who leaped into the sea of his Father’s wrath, to save you from drowning. –Thomas Watson