Meditation Prompts

We are proud to share some brief passages worthy of thinking about.  These would be well used as breath prayers or apophatic meditations.  Some of these prompts are accompanied with pictures.  These images are worth pondering as well.

Add a heading (4)_When we can recognize the image of God in every living being, the ethics and economics of war reveal themselves in all their stupidity._ -Richard Rohr

as we learn to silence our incessant inner dialogue, God's breath begins to play us like a musical instrument- like wind in the needles of a singing larch tree. -Belden C. Lane

 

_The opposite of contemplation is not action- It is reaction_ -Richard Rohr.png

 

In the end, only something endowed with mystery is worthy of love. -Hans Urs von BalthasarThis world, this flesh, this physicality is part of the eternal truth and forever matters to God. -Richard RohrWe have cracked open. We sensed even beneath the earth- the holy was near. we are reaching up to know and claim light as our self. -St. John of the Cross -Out beyond ideas of rightdoing and wrongdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. -Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī (1).png

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” we can actually change our reality by being grateful first; not as a response but as an innate way of being.” – –Cynthia Bourgeault (1)

“Belief is merely doubt dressed up.” – Alan Watts.

“Though you may be wrapping gifts, planning special meals, and spending time with family and friends, I hope you will also take time to allow the Advent darkness to do its work as well.”  – Richard Rohr

“Most of us unknowingly surrender our lives to the messages that most perforate our beauty. We should remind ourselves of this more often. We would be kinder to each other if we did.” -Ian Morgan Cron, Suzanne Stabile

“The world and time are the dance of the lord in emptiness.” – Thomas Merton.