Posted by Frederic Brussat on August 27, 2021

Catholic Wisdom

Here, Now
God comes to visible expression
in each of us.
— Michael Moorwood in A Maryknoll Book of Inspiration

New Thought Wisdom . . .

Posted by Frederic Brussat on August 13, 2021

Catholic Wisdom

The rosary is a bodily prayer, a prayer of touch.
Our hands touch God when our fingers touch the beads.
— Christine Lore Weber in Praying the Body and Soul by Jane Vennard

Native American Wisdom . . .

Posted by Frederic Brussat on August 6, 2021

Native American Wisdom

On receiving a letter, I often pause before opening it and ask that I will be open to the one sending it and to any message God might be addressing to me.
— Jose Hobday in Stories of Awe and Abundance

Jewish Wisdom . . .

Posted by Frederic Brussat on July 31, 2021

Spiritual Wisdom

Disease and healing are not just physiological processes. They are spiritual detonations.
— Marc Ian Barasch in The Healing Path

Jewish Wisdom . . .

Posted by Frederic Brussat on July 23, 2021

Literary Wisdom

Life is uncharted territory.
It reveals its story one moment at a time.
— Leo Buscaglia, American author and motivational speaker

Catholic Wisdom . . .

Posted by Frederic Brussat on July 9, 2021

Jewish Wisdom

Blessings keep our awareness of life's holy potential ever present. They awaken us to our own lives. . . . With each blessing uttered, we extend the boundaries of the sacred and ritualize our love of life.
— Lawrence Kushner in The Book of Words

Protestant Wisdom . . .

Posted by Frederic Brussat on June 18, 2021

Catholic Wisdom

If we all carry a little of the burden, it will be lightened. If we share in the suffering of the world, then some will not have to endure so heavy an
affliction.
— Dorothy Day in Dorothy Day: Selected Writings

Jewish Wisdom . . .

Posted by Frederic Brussat on June 4, 2021

Literary Wisdom

You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars: you have a right to be here.
— Max Ehrmann, American writer and poet

Educator's Wisdom

Posted by Frederic Brussat on May 21, 2021

African-American Wisdom

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
-- Maya Angelou, African-American poet, writer, and civil rights activist

Anglican Wisdom . . .

Posted by Frederic Brussat on May 7, 2021

Jewish Wisdom

Seek opportunities to give gifts to those whom you want to love more -- gifts of money, objects, time, caring attention, and the like.
— Alan Morinis in Every Day, Holy Day

Musician Wisdom . . .

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About This Blog

Within all the spiritual traditions, short and sweet wisdom abounds: from mantras and blessings to 12-step slogans and proverbs, and more. As philosopher George Santayana once said: "To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired." In this blog, I will take up the quest for small seeds of spiritual wisdom, which can be found everywhere if we keep our eyes and ears open. More