Song Lines

Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, Zip-a-dee-ay!
My oh my, what a wonderful day!
Plenty of sunshine heading our way.
— Lyrics by Ray Gilbert for song composed by Allie Wrubel


We are what we pray.
The degree of our faith is the degree of our prayer.
The strength of our hope is the strength of our prayer.
The warmth of our charity is the warmth of our prayer.
— Carlo Carretto in Letters from the Desert

Catholic Wisdom

The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of oneself to others.
— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Jesuit priest and paleontologist

Everyday Spirituality

When we expand the boundaries of our attention, we see a larger, more truthful picture of life, a life that is continuing to support us throughout our difficult moments.
— Gregg Krech in Naikan

Spiritual Quotation

Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at anytime and be yourself.
— Hermann Hesse in Siddhartha

Protestant Wisdom

Nobody gets into heaven without a letter of reference from the poor.
— James Forbes, Senior Minister Emeritus of the Riverside Church, New York City


Water flows over these hands.
May I use them skillfully
to preserve our precious planet.
— Thich Nhat Hahn in Stepping Into Freedom

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