Quote 9/10, Just Keep Going

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I often find the greatest truths in the simplest garden lessons… The begonia is an amazing plant…it just keeps going along and blooming, and when cut back, it starts up again. ~ Gladys Taber       And then there are the Angel Wing begonias…some cultivars are modest in revealing their beauty, hiding it beneath their [Read More...]

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Quote, 8/27, Equus Passage

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A sweet little prayer, this comes from the Roman Breviary.  It is one of those shooter-prayers that I carry in my heart and offer for those encountered throughout my day…and God knows, you may have been one of them. I hope you’ll memorize it, too, and pray it often.   May it please you Oh [Read More...]

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Quote, Equus Passage 8/20

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These past two weeks have been filled with joy, and some powerful sufferings. In the past three days alone I have come to know of a friend facing infertility, another’s crippling physical pain, and a woman with emotional challenges so deep that I fear for  her soul. We all face suffering–physical,  emotional, or spiritual. It is always [Read More...]

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Quote, Equus Passage 7/30

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The following quote just about sums up who I am as I strive toward my eternity; to be centered in God as I experience Him in His creations and to be a small light that offers the same to others. (Its from my first book.)   We hunger to return to our place of origin with [Read More...]

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Quote, Equus Passage 7/23

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For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair. ~Anne Morrow Lindbergh         (Why Equus Passage)     [Read more...]

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Quote, Equus Passage 7/16

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We are all on a journey, mine is as a Benedictine Oblate. Not until a friend, Elizabeth Scalia, said “Go, look here…” did I find this path to becoming more of who I am. The following quote sets well: A mature contemplative is far more simple than any child or any novice, because theirs is [Read More...]

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Quote for Equus Passage 7/9

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The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you. ~John Southard   This quote came by way of a friend, Terry Feuka. She is the Sustaining Pastoral Excellence Resource Center Program Director and Media Specialist at St. Francis Retreat Center…and the best reference/library person ever! I’ve thrown [Read More...]

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Equus Passage 7/2

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And since all this loveliness cannot be heaven, I know in my heart it is June. ~Abba Goold Woolson             [Read more...]

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Equus Passage 6/25

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Each morning we must hold out the chalice of our being to receive, to carry, and to give back. It is good to recall  familiar quotes and remember why they echoed in our hearts. This one is by Dag Hammarskjolde, and over the years, one I have tried to follow.     (Why Equus Passage)     [Read more...]

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Equus Passage 6/18

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Sacrifice is not about giving up things. As Fr. Cameron wrote, it is about doing whatever we can to generate as much love as we can…it is the way we eagerly adjust our lives so that our greatest desires for love come true.   (Father Peter John Cameron, OP. Jesus, Present Before Me; Meditations for [Read More...]

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