If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is “thank you”, it will be enough. (German philosopher Meister Eckhart, d. 1328) A little more than a month ago, I read an Advent reflection of Mary deTurris Poust in which she highlighted the importance of daily expressions of gratitude. She suggested writing three … More Gratitude
Last night, I watched Hallmark’s “A Little Christmas Charm” about the search for the owner of a charm bracelet. The charms on the bracelet had been added one a year for 10 years. The woman who found the bracelet assumed that it meant a lot to the woman who had lost it, and used the … More My Charm Bracelet Memories
Through what is most ordinary and human, we can find and offer extraordinary healing. It may not be dramatic, but it is more than enough. (Kevin O’Brien, SJ, President, Santa Clara University)
Be the one who, when you walk in, Blessing shifts to the one who needs it most. Even if you’ve not been fed, Be Bread. (Rumi, 13th-century Persian poet and mystic)
Unlike their northern cousins, Southern Magnolias keep their leaves year round, and their blossoms are pure white. The trees are now in bloom in my neighborhood. The images will be part of my “At Home in 2020” collection!