Happiness

If you develop a strong sense of concern for the well-being of all sentient beings, and in particular all human beings, this will make you happy in the morning, even before coffee. (The Dalai Lama)

Merry Christmas!

So many inspiring and moving readings on Christmas Day! I apologize for taking these words out of their beautiful context, yet I quote them for our reflection today. The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; upon those who dwelt in the land of gloom, a light has shone. (Isaiah 9:2)   … More Merry Christmas!

Waiting with Hope

Advent emphasizes themes of BEING ALERT, WAITING, and HOPE. How hard we find it to wait – in slow-moving traffic, in lines at the bank or grocery store, for an anticipated check in the mail. Here’s what I have been pondering during this first week of Advent. We read in Luke’s Gospel: Be alert at … More Waiting with Hope