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"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…
"S" is for Silence “Silence is like a flame, you see?” —Marcel Marceau As a lover of words, I wonder why I am so drawn to the wordless worlds of music and dance and art. And then, there is mime, that p…
"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…
Christmas and the Great Pregnancy During Advent, we wait for Christmas in the glow of burning candles: flames that stretch up into the darkness, as if in passionate plea. Our spirits burn, too, for we long for fresh manifestations o…
"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…
Embracing a Beautiful God Patricia Adams Farmer on finding beauty in the hat she loves to wear.
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…
Let Us Drink a Cup of Tea Yes, the world may aspire to vacuousness, lost souls mourn beauty, insignificance surrounds us. Then let us drink a cup of tea. Silence descends, one hears the wind outside, autumn leaves rustle …
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 …