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
— Dorothy Day in Dorothy Day: Selected Writings

Jewish Wisdom

The "burning bush" was not a miracle. It was a test. God wanted to find out whether or not Moses could pay attention to something for more than a few minutes. When Moses did, God spoke.
— Lawrence Kushner in God Was in This Place and I, i did Not Know

Protestant Wisdom

When we sit down to eat, let us give thanks from our hearts, praying that the day comes soon when everyone will eat as well as we will, today and tomorrow.
— Donna Schaper in Prayers for People Who Say They Can't Pray

Spiritual Wisdom

When life mugs you, robs you of what you hold most dear, leaving you for dead, how can you keep your hope alive? You can use your loss to bless someone else whose wounds are fresher than yours.
— R. Wayne Willis in Hope Notes

Movie Lines

Look inside yourself, Simba. You are more than what you have become. You must take your place in the circle of life.
The Lion King


Be firm in your acts, but easy in your heart; be strict with yourself, but gentle with your fellowmen.
— Chinese Proverb


Gracious God, as I walk with you in my own spiritual journey, may I be conscious of other pilgrims along the way who may need my help, and who may also be of help to me when I falter.
— Richard A. Hasler in Surprises Around the Bend

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