of the Day
Daniel Homan in Radical Hospitality
Hospitality is . . .
John Updike in Life magazine
I will try not to panic...
Paula Hardin in What Are You Doing with the Rest of Your Life?
Tibetan Buddhist monks greet strangers...
Betty Smith in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Look at everything as though . . .
Roger Payne in Talking on the Water
Whales and redwoods both make us feel small...
William Sloane Coffin in Credo
God's love . . .
Diane Ackerman in A Natural History of Love
The heart is a museum...
Jean Houston in A Passion for the Possible
Hold a picture of your body . . .
Macrina Wiederkehr in A Grateful Heart
O God, help me to believe the truth...
Jelaluddin Rumi in Unseen Rain, Quatrains of Rumi
Keep walking, though there's no place...
Henry David Thoreau in Essays and Other Writings
Goodness is the only investment...
Anthony de Mello in Awakening
The Master overheard an actress...
Thich Nhat Hanh in Plum Village Chanting and Recitation Book
I am the caterpillar or the ant that the bird...
Anne Lamott in Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith
Rest and laughter . . .
Mechtild of Magdeburg quoted in Open Mind by Diane Mariechild
The Holy Spirit is . . .
Anthony de Mello in One Minute Wisdom
Before I was twenty I never worried...
Reuben Welch quoted in The Body Broken by Robert Benson
What people really need . . .
Saint Seraphim of Sarov in The Spiritual Wisdom and Practices of Early Christianity
No spiritual exercise is as good...
Rachel Carson in Full Esteem Ahead
If a child is to keep alive...
Therapist in Good Will Hunting
Bad things draw our attention...
Deng Ming-Dao quoted in The Tao of Elvis by David Rosen
Those of us who aspire to meditation . . .
Philip Toshio Sudo in Zen 24/7
The stop sign reminds us . . .
Metchild of Magdeburg in You Already Know What to Do
I, God, am your playmate...
Ryokan, Zen monk
Oh, that my monk's robes . . .
Within you there is a stillness...
Brenda Ueland in Finding What You Didn't Lose
Listening is a magnetic and strange...
Joseph Wood Krutch in The Desert Year
In nature, one never really sees a thing...
David K. Reynolds in Thirsty, Swimming in the Lake
If you slam a door . . .
Clark Strand in The Wooden Bowl
I once saw a cartoon...
Robert Frager quoted in The Wisdom of Islam
If you put the world between you and God . . .
Joan Chittister in The Friendship of Women
Acceptance is . . .
Hazrat Inayat Khan in Art of Personality
The art of personality is to cut off the rough edges...
Frederick Buechner in The Eyes of the Heart
There is no telling . . .
His Holiness The Dalai Lama in The Path to Tranquility
If we want a genuine smile . . .
Robert Fulghum in Maybe, Maybe Not
Never, ever regret . . .
Thich Nhat Hanh in Love in Action
Things can sometimes go more smoothly . . .
St. Therese of Lisieux quoted in The Lure of Saints by Jon Sweeney
God is even kinder . . .
Barbara Cawthorne Crafton in Meditations on the Book of Psalms
You explore the spirit of God . . .
Eknath Easwaran in To Love Is to Know Me
Our mental atmosphere can be polluted...
Jacqueline Small in Embodying Spirit
To move into the world of meaning...
Gracie Allen quoted in the United Church of Christ's God Is Still Speaking Campaign
Never put a period . . .
In America, an hour is...
Joseph Telushkin in Jewish Wisdom
It is not in our power to explain...
Michael Grosso in Soulmaker
Great dreams contain inexhaustible truths...
Cheri Huber in The Fear Book
Every time we choose safety . . .
Brenda Peterson in American Nature Writing 1994
The Hopi Indians of Arizona believe...
David A. Cooper in God Is a Verb
God says . . .
Marc Ian Barasch in Field Notes on the Compassionate Life
A society based on universal compassion . . .
Samuel H. Miller in The Dilemma of Modern Belief
In the muddled mess of this world . . .
Edward Hays in Psalms for Zero Gravity
Every time you pick up trash . . .