|A Prayer Diary||
The most wonderful moment of the day is when creation, in its innocence, as permission to “be” once again, as it did on the first morning that every was.
What God’s omnipotence does mean is that nothing can obstruct him, nothing can prevent his being fully and eternally himself.
Whoever knows the All but fails to know himself lacks everything.
Gospel according to Thomas,
It [patience] is in itself—peace amid strife, stillness in the midst of storm and an impregnable position for those who have acquired it.
St. Gregory of Sinai
It is a big mistake to consider ourselves of more value than other human beings. It is equally a big mistake to consider ourselves of less value than other human beings.
Br. Mark Brown SSJE <firstname.lastname@example.org>
…spring into the heart of God, into his hiddenness where thou art hidden from all creatures.
One of the best things about the book of Psalms is that we find that we are not the first person in the world to complain to God, or feel like the prayers come back unheard or that our rivals should be beaten to a pulp, or that the bad guys always win.
Celtic Daily Prayer
Belief is not an intellectual act; belief is a moral act whereby I deliberately commit myself.