Mystic Wisdom

It only takes a moment for God to enrich you.
— Thomas Keating in Active Meditations for Contemplative Prayer

Journalist Wisdom

I am not afraid of tomorrow for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
— William Allen White, American journalist and leader of the Progressive movement


The peace and joy
of one toe
is peace and joy
for my whole body.
— Gatha for Washing Your Feet by Thich Nhat Hanh in Stepping into Freedom

Movie Lines

One thing I've learned is not to abuse time.
Birdman of Alcatraz


Wisdom consists in doing the next thing you have to do and doing it with your whole heart and finding delight in doing it.
— Meister Eckhart quoted in Psalms for Zero Gravity by Edward Hays

Activist Wisdom

Fill us with gladness
for the work that must be done.
— Joanna Macy in World As Lover, World as Self

Catholic Wisdom

If we pay attention any moment or any place or person might be a bearer of wisdom.
— Denise Roy in My Monastery Is a Minivan

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