of the Day
Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi in Jewish with Feeling
Any act that protects life . . .
Robert Frager quoted in The Wisdom of Islam
If you put the world between you and God . . .
Hui Neng quoted in A Zen Book of Hours by Frederick Franck
The meaning of life . . .
Joseph Telushkin in Jewish Wisdom
It is not in our power to explain...
Jelaluddin Rumi in Unseen Rain, Quatrains of Rumi
Keep walking, though there's no place...
G. K. Chesterton quoted in Celebrate Your Child by Richard Carlson
Taking things with gratitude . . .
Thomas Keating in The Human Condition
Every human pleasure . . .
Brenda Ueland in Finding What You Didn't Lose
Listening is a magnetic and strange...
Eknath Easwaran in To Love Is to Know Me
Our mental atmosphere can be polluted...
Mechtild of Magdeburg quoted in Open Mind by Diane Mariechild
The Holy Spirit is . . .
Michael Grosso in Soulmaker
Great dreams contain inexhaustible truths...
Merle Shain in Hearts That We Broke Long Ago
The roots of love sink down and deep...
Beth Ferris in Finding What You Didn't Lose
Then there is the listening...
His Holiness The Dalai Lama in The Path to Tranquility
If we want a genuine smile . . .
Anne Lamott in Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith
Rest and laughter . . .
Roger Payne in Talking on the Water
Whales and redwoods both make us feel small...
Brenda Peterson in American Nature Writing 1994
The Hopi Indians of Arizona believe...
Thich Nhat Hanh in Plum Village Chanting and Recitation Book
I am the caterpillar or the ant that the bird...
Shantideva quoted in Inner Revolution by Robert Thurman
Whatever joy here is in the world . . .
David A. Cooper in God Is a Verb
God says . . .
St. Therese of Lisieux quoted in The Lure of Saints by Jon Sweeney
God is even kinder . . .
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 . . .