Catholic Wisdom

Q: Is there anything I can do to make myself enlightened?
A: As little as you can do to make the sun rise in the morning.
Q: Then of what use are the spiritual exercises you prescribe?
A: To make sure you are not asleep when the sun begins to rise.
— Anthony de Mello in One Minute Wisdom


Oh butterfly
What are you dreaming of
when you move your wings?
— Chyio Ni in Zen Haiku edited by Jonathan Clements

Literary Wisdom

It is nice to think how one can be recklessly lost in a daisy.
— Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and aviator

Saint Wisdom

The best way of knowing God is to frequent the company of his friends.
— St. Teresa of Avila


God delays but never forgets.
— Greek proverb

Everyday Spirituality

Our homes can become sacred places. We do not need cathedrals to remind ourselves to experience the sacred.
— Gunilla Norris in Inviting Silence


As we enter cyberspace,
may we hold each other
in our heart's space.
— William Fitzgerald in Blessings for the Fast Paced and Cyberspaced

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