Generosity to God

Today is one of two possible days for the anniversary of Julian of Norwich's visions, which took place either on May 8 or May 13, 1373. So of course, today I want to share with you one of the many gems to be found in her writing.God is the ground of our praying. Arising from this, we are shown true prayer and steady trust and God wants us to be generous in both alike.— Mother Julian of Norwich, Revelations of Divine Love,Backhouse/Pipe edition.This little snippet from the first c … [Read more...]

Quote for the Day

In many of the houses of the poor in Africa and Latin America, there are no locks on the doors. In fact, in many houses, there are no doors. In the U.S. we have at least two doors per household, and two or three locks per door. Is this a symptom of anything? As a nation, America is constantly fortifying itself with bigger missiles and better guns... What does this say about our priorities? Christians are often the worst of all in promoting a national security state, while still daring to read … [Read more...]