Weekly, or more recently fortnightly, reflections that cover one off themes or grouped into a series such as Phases of Life, Faith transitions, the Everyday, A time for Everything, Rest or Quotes to live by.
Let nothing disturb you,
Let nothing frighten you,
All things are passing away:
God never changes.
"Take off the grave clothes and let him go." (John 11)
With God's help I shall become myself. Soren Kierkegaard
One cry, and I stumble from bed. Morning Song, Sylvia Plath
There is a time for birth and death, …. embracing and parting. Ecclesiastes 3
Welcome, Child of love, God is here to bless you.
Celtic Daily Prayer, Dedication of a child
I have walked through many lives. The Layers, Stanley Kunitz*
I still haven't found what I'm looking for. U2
You are the Messiah. Matthew 16:15
He is the Life. W.H.Auden
Be patient with regard to all that in your heart is still unresolved Rainer Maria Rilke
It is essential to experience all the times and moods of one good place. Thomas Merton
Feeling at my wit's end, I took a walk. Kathleen Norris
It is by choice and not by chances that we change our circumstances. Nadia Sahari
Let me not follow the clamor of the world, but walk calmly in my path. Max Ehrmann
It is the sound of singing that I hear. Exodus 32:18
All we can touch, swallow, or say
aids in our crossing to God
and helps unveil the soul.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Joseph took the boys from Israel’s knees and bowed respectfully, his face to the ground. Genesis 48:12
westlin’ winds and fernie braes, Northern lights and siller tides Kathleen Jamie
No other religion has made non-performance such a clear article of faith as have the Jewish people. Richard Rohr
Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, Matthew 6:34, MSG
Out of the fullness of his grace he has blessed us all, giving us one blessing after another. John 1:16
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