”As a pilgrim we, we sometimes journey.
We often know not which way to turn.
But there is One who knows the road.
Who’ll help us carry, who’ll help us carry,
our heavy load.”
Aretha Franklin, from her album “One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism”
“The meaning of life. The wasted years of life. The poor choices of life.
“Those who plant kindness gather love.” – St. Basil
“God never said that the journey would be easy, but that the arrival would be worthwhile.” Max Lucado
Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief.
“If we don’t allow God to address the deep levels of our attachment to ourselves and to our programs of happiness, we will put into the world the negative elements of our self-centeredness, adding to the conflicts and the social disasters that come from over identifying with the biases and prejudices of our particular culture and upbring.” Fr Thomas Keating
I know it is often hard to feel or recognize, but God’s light is always there so we can bloom into the unique persons He has created!
“Teach me, O Lord, to make room for you in all the events and activities of my days. Then I shall find rest. Then I shall be at peace with my self and with you.” Norman Shawchuck