|A Prayer Diary||
If I can stay in the middle of the turmoil calm and unperplexed, that is the end of the purpose of God.
There are certain places I visit where the presence of God feels especially near, places that feel holy.
At the top of the steps, leading to the monastery, was the beautiful fresco of the Annunciation that had been greeting the friars for centuries as they made their way to and from their devotion.
At the heart of our faith stand not a preoccupation with our own welfare and comfort but the concepts of service and of sacrifice as shown in the life and teachings of the one who made himself nothing, taking the very form of a servant.
Queen Elizabeth II
But remember that we have to ask God things that are in keep with the God Whom Jesus Christ revealed.
The measure of your willingness to be given—is the measure of your capacity for communion.
Abraham and Sarah encounter God when they welcome three strangers into their tent.
Barbara Brown Taylor
Our task is not to put God into our lives. God is already there. Our task is simply to realize that.
A holy rabbi
Whoever has passed through action and thought to true feeling, will pray without words, for God is God of the heart.
Theophan the Recluse (1815-94)