of the Day
Jacqueline Small in Embodying Spirit
To move into the world of meaning...
Deng Ming-Dao quoted in The Tao of Elvis by David Rosen
Those of us who aspire to meditation . . .
Joan Chittister in Becoming Fully Human
The things we call impossible . . .
William Sloane Coffin in Credo
Courage means . . .
Abraham H. Maslow in Religions, Values, and Peak Experiences
The great lesson from the true mystics...
Macrina Wiederkehr in A Grateful Heart
O God, help me to believe the truth...
Alan Jones in "Seasons of Grace"
Waiting time in the doctor's office . . .
Barbara Cawthorne Crafton in Meditations on the Book of Psalms
You explore the spirit of God . . .
Joseph Wood Krutch in The Desert Year
In nature, one never really sees a thing...
Gracie Allen quoted in the United Church of Christ's God Is Still Speaking Campaign
Never put a period . . .
Mark Collins in On the Road to Emmaus
Maybe one day we'll grow weary of whining...
Reuben Welch quoted in The Body Broken by Robert Benson
What people really need . . .
Thich Nhat Hanh in Love in Action
Things can sometimes go more smoothly . . .
Marc Ian Barasch in Field Notes on the Compassionate Life
A society based on universal compassion . . .
Within you there is a stillness...
Katherine Le Mee in Chant
Spiritual teaching has always pointed to...
Marianne Williamson in A Return to Love
Spiritual progress is . . .
In America, an hour is...
David K. Reynolds in Thirsty, Swimming in the Lake
If you slam a door . . .
John Updike in Life magazine
I will try not to panic...
Therapist in Good Will Hunting
Bad things draw our attention...
Rami M. Shapiro in Hasidic Tales: Annotated and Explained
The stories we tell . . .
Charlotte Joko Beck in Finding What You Didn't Lose
We need to approach our state of mind...
Robert Fulghum in Maybe, Maybe Not
Never, ever regret . . .
Henry David Thoreau in Essays and Other Writings
Goodness is the only investment...
To be impatient is to be hooked...
Joan Chittister in The Friendship of Women
Acceptance is . . .
Jae Woong Kim in Polishing the Diamond, Enlightening the Mind
Fear about how one will support oneself . . .
Philip Toshio Sudo in Zen 24/7
The stop sign reminds us . . .
Sylvia Boorstein in It's Easier Than You Think
Grumbling doesn't make anything better . . .
Ryokan, Zen monk
Oh, that my monk's robes . . .
Frederick Buechner in The Eyes of the Heart
There is no telling . . .
Betty Smith in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Look at everything as though . . .
Arthur Green in "Ehyeh: A Kabbalah for Tomorrow
Share with others . . .
Edward Hays in Psalms for Zero Gravity
Every time you pick up trash . . .
Jean Houston in A Passion for the Possible
Hold a picture of your body . . .
Rachel Carson in Full Esteem Ahead
If a child is to keep alive...
Clark Strand in The Wooden Bowl
I once saw a cartoon...
Jane Wagner in The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
See, the human mind is kind of like...
George Sheehan in Going the Distance
Play is as essential . . .
Anthony de Mello in One Minute Wisdom
Before I was twenty I never worried...
W. H. Auden quoted in The Five Things We Cannot Change
Don't tell me . . .
Hazrat Inayat Khan in Art of Personality
The art of personality is to cut off the rough edges...
Paula Hardin in What Are You Doing with the Rest of Your Life?
Tibetan Buddhist monks greet strangers...
William Sloane Coffin in Credo
God's love . . .
Cheri Huber in The Fear Book
Every time we choose safety . . .
Metchild of Magdeburg in You Already Know What to Do
I, God, am your playmate...
Anthony de Mello in Awakening
The Master overheard an actress...
Jim Wallis in The Soul of Politics
Only a renewed consciousness . . .
Saint Seraphim of Sarov in The Spiritual Wisdom and Practices of Early Christianity
No spiritual exercise is as good...