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Embracing a Beautiful God Patricia Adams Farmer on finding beauty in the hat she loves to wear.
"I" is for Imagination There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not? — George Bernard Shaw Often, the most intense forms of beauty ris…
"B" Is for Beauty “To participate in Beauty is to come into the presence of the Holy." — John O’Donohue Beauty as a Holy Sanctuary Beauty is a holy sanctuary where heaven and earth greet each…
"H" is for Hospitality "How shall we live? Welcoming to all." — Mechtild of Magdeburg, Preaching to Birds and Squirrels A new sculpture called "Saint Francis and the Birds" was recently celebrated among nei…
"A" Is for Attention "Pay attention. Stay awake and totally alert. See with receptive eyes and discover a world of ceaseless wonders." — Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat in Spiritual Literacy ‚Äč Atten…
"F" is for Forgiveness "Forgiveness is the only way to free ourselves from the entrapment of the past." — Richard Rohr I was recently approached by a young mother who told me that she was having trouble with f…
B is for Being Present “The biggest gift you can give is to be absolutely present, and when you’re worrying about whether you’re hopeful or hopeless or pessimistic or optimistic, who cares? The main thing is that…
Mary Oliver and the World of Everywhere On a soft, snowy morning I read a poem by Mary Oliver. And in the afternoon, it came to me, a notice of her death. Too soon! I thought. Too soon to lose a talent of this magnitude. My heart rocked i…
Embracing a Beautiful God Explores the spiritual practice of beauty through everyday experiences.
C Is for Compassion “Through compassion, we conquer the numbness and the daze which keeps us closed off from the messes and miseries of the world.” — Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spiritual Literacy …