Comic Wisdom

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, I used everything you gave me.
— Erma Bombeck, American humorist

Psychological Wisdom

Be homesick for wild knowing.
— Clarissa Pinkola Estes in Women Who Run with the Wolves


Practice gentleness. It is a lost art these days.
— Kathleen Long Bostrom in Making Space for the Spirit

Catholic Wisdom

The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us.
— Dorothy Day in Loaves and Fishes

Spiritual Wisdom

What is required from us is the courage to open our hearts, unleash our love, expand our imagination, and uphold justice in the circles of our life.
— Chris Saade in Second Wave Spirituality

Sufi Wisdom

Make your day-to-day activities part of a larger story. . . . When showering, "These waters are cleansing and healing me, physically, emotionally, and mentally." When talking on the phone, "The telephone is connecting me soul to soul to the other person."
— Jamal Rahman in The Fragrance of Faith


The world is full of God.
— Angela of Foligno, Italian Franciscan mystic

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