|A Prayer Diary||
I could tell you that God is not elsewhere and heaven is not later, but until you come to personally and regularly experience that, you will not believe it.
None can come to Christ at Bethlehem and go away as they came. The necessary thing for us is to set about old things in a new way.
Richard Meux Benson
Christmas is the obligation to see that everything leads us directly to God, to realize that there is no one, nothing on earth that is not the way to God for me.
There is nothing that can be done by any form of psychotherapy that cannot be better done by the Practice of the Presence of God.
And therefore if we wish to know our soul and communing and having dalliance therewith, we will need to see into our Lord God in whom it is enclosed.
Julian of Norwich
Enveloped in Your Light, may I be a beacon to those in search of Light. Sheltered in Your Peace, may I offer shelter to those in need of peace. Embraced by Your Presence, so may I be present to others.
Rabbi Rami Shapiro, quoted in www.gratefulness.org
Any place where we withdraw to meet God in prayer is a place of “secret encounter and reward.”
Br. David Vryhof, SSJE