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Evening Visitor

by Bryan Berghoef “Meow, meow, me-ooow,” came the sad call from outside my window. A farm cat had wandered over the neighboring field and was now circling my backyard office shed. It was a forlorn call, and he was right underneath the window where I was holding a pre-marital counseling session with a young couple. […]

You may follow one stream. Know that it leads to the ocean, but do not mistake the stream for the ocean.

~Jan-Fishan

Categories: Nature and spirituality and Non-duality. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

Some Buddhists say that if you strip away all the mental clutter, you discover that the world is made of compassion.

~Gerald May

Coming to Our Senses

Article by Leah Rampy (January 2019 eNews) A crisp winter’s eve. The longest night in the season of deepest darkness. The incessant drizzle that had dogged us for days deigns to pause as a small group of us put on our coats and leave the building’s shelter for the blazing fire. Our first year together […]

All the way to heaven is heaven.

~Catherine of Siena

Categories: Contemplative Living and Non-duality. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

The more a soul loves, the more it longs, the more it finds.

~Jean-Pierre de Caussade

Categories: Love, Non-duality, and Prayer. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

Though we cannot think alike, may we not love alike? May we not be of one heart, though we are not of one opinion?

~John Wesley

Peace is not something you can force on anything or anyone… much less upon one’s own mind. It is like trying to quiet the ocean by pressing upon the waves. Sanity lies in somehow opening to the chaos, diving into the waves, where underneath, peace simply is.

~Gerald May

 

As God deepens in us, appreciation of life in God naturally flows.

~Tilden Edwards

Prayer is inner resonance and a capacity for mutuality.

~Richard Rohr