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March 2005

Mar 31, 2005

Responding to Another's Suffering
On Empathy
Saying For Today: "… when someone is in immense suffering. … I am just another human in the midst of questions I cannot answer and pain I cannot eliminate. I have no magical formula or solution to relieve the other person of the hurt. "

Mar 30, 2005

Take the Hint
The Meeting of God, Universe, and Our Daily Lives
Saying For Today: "Again, we rarely have a God shout. We see these God winks by looking, somewhat like a hunting dog on a trail or a detective gathering and following clues to solve a crime. "

Mar 29, 2005

One Step at a Time
No More, No Less
Saying For Today: "Whatever takes/takes as long as it takes."

Mar 28, 2005

A Faithful Skepticism
Between Credulity and Cynicism
Saying For Today: "For me, there is a faithful skepticism. Likewise, there is an unfaithful faith. I choose the former, for I believe it is the way of higher integrity, honor, and reflects best the responsibility imparted to me from my Creator to use the common sense given me."

Mar 27, 2005

The Transformation of a Grub
The New Life!
Saying For Today: "Easter, for us now, is our Eastering, or our being Eastered, in ongoing transformation into the ever-unfolding mysteries, glories, and beauties of the Resurrection Life. "

Mar 26, 2005

A Faithful Waiting
Living The In-Between Times
Saying For Today: "Holy Saturday reminds us that entering the sanctuary of our own heart, entering the nakedness of nothing being between God and us, is as important as our loving service to others."

Mar 25, 2005

Sharing in Christ’s Sacrifice
Many Ways To Lay Down Your Life
Saying For Today: "Giving our lives in many little sacrifices over the years, as well as some larger sacrifices, is one way we participate in the Likeness of Christ and his self-oblation from love for us and in obedience to the one he called “my Father.” "

Mar 24, 2005

A Thread of Hope
Love That Will Challenge God
Saying For Today: "Faith allows us to see a thread of hope woven throughout each life experience."

Mar 24, 2005

Beyond All Experience
On The Passive Night of Spirit
Saying For Today: "Possibly, ... the hardest thing to repent of on the spiritual Journey is our self-centered attachment to spiritual experience. However, in doing so, we learn the joy and freedom of being with God as a Love beyond all experience."

Mar 23, 2005

What Never Ends
A Love with the Quality of Eternity
Saying For Today: "When we have such a love for someone, we have a sense that we are a part of something much bigger than ourselves. We are. "

Mar 23, 2005

The “Secret” to Life
The Dramatic Irony of the Christ Event
Saying For Today: "The plot is to share the “secret” we come to, when all else has failed to gain us access to Love."

Mar 21, 2005

An Extraordinary Life
Choices We Make
Saying For Today: "We are faced with the choices that no one else or God can or will make for us."

Mar 20, 2005

The Power of the Christ Event
Holy Week and Easter as a Transformative Event For Us All
Saying For Today: "The Christ Story itself is transforming, not because it is magical, but because it is inspired to speak to the Truth already longing to be lived inside each of us. "

Mar 19, 2005

Always Plenty of Time
The Plentiful Attitude
Saying For Today: "“The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.” Henry David Thoreau "

Mar 18, 2005

Living Your Soul Calling
From Inspiration to Fruition
Saying For Today: "Creativity does not just happen. When it seems just to happen, the just happening is connected in some way to readiness for it to happen. "

Mar 17, 2005

Spiritual Intimacy
Intimacy in Faith Communions
Saying For Today: "Spiritual community rests on the reality that we are already one and that we need each other, already. We are vulnerable, already, from a microcosmic to macrocosmic level."

Mar 16, 2005

Made For Each Other
On Romantic Love
Saying For Today: "“For life, with all it yields of joy and woe, And hope and fear (believe the aged friend), Is just our chance o' the prize of learning love—How love might be, hath been indeed, and is.” Robert Browning "

Mar 14, 2005

What Loving Love Can Do!
Agape Through You
Saying For Today: "“Let us then try what love can do.” Quaker, William Penn "

Mar 7, 2005

The Wise Fledgling
Returning to a Forgotten Wisdom
Saying For Today: "No, gray hair does not imply wisdom. Some persons grow aged and never grow wise, while the most profound wisdom might often be seen among the most unlikely persons—children. "

Mar 6, 2005

A Talking Skull
Wise Use of Speech
Saying For Today: "“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.” (Søren Kierkegaard)"

Mar 5, 2005

Sand Castles On A Beach
When is enough enough?
Saying For Today: "Greed leaves us needing just a little bit more to be content. "

Mar 3, 2005

Turning On The Light
An Angel Inside
Saying For Today: "Faith looks through the eyes of Light to see the truth that good is inherent in evil, clarity is integral to doubt, and love resides within hate. There is an Angel inside “Satan.” "

Mar 2, 2005

One With God
Feeling and Union
Saying For Today: "If you never feel one with God, keep acting like you feel one with God, anyway. For those most close to God may not feel anymore close to God than others."

Mar 2, 2005

Divine Providence and Human Responsibility
God's Work and Our Work
Saying For Today: "Christian discipleship is never an abdication of personal responsibility to Divine Providence; rather, Divine Providence becomes more evident as we take personal responsibility. "

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