January 2021

Being still is not necessarily ceasing all activity; it is ceasing to play God by controlling every aspect of life. (Ilia Delio, OSF)


When we become more attentive, a most important result becomes possible: we begin to see the world as it more nearly is rather than as we wish it to be. To be attentive is to know that we are always already in a world that touches, feeds, and responds to us in bewildering varieties of … More Attentiveness


    A habit of honesty in speech is probably closely related to a lack of selfishness. We are simple and honest because protecting ourselves is not our primary concern. (Fr. Don Talafous, OSB, St. John’s Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota)

The Path to Life

You will show me the path to life, abounding joy in your presence, the delights at your right hand forever. (Psalm 16:11, New American Bible)   Now you’ve got my feet on the life path, all radiant from the shining of your face. Ever since you took my hand, I’m on the right way. (Psalm … More The Path to Life