looking back

You do not need to know precisely what is happening or exactly where it is all going.

What you need is to recognize the possibilities and the challenges offered by the present moment

and to embrace them with courage, faith, and hope.

~Thomas Merton

misty-eyed for care of the world…

inquiry for today~ will or surrender?

hope for us

The sweet ache of being alive is my oldest friend.

It is how I know I am here.

~Mark Nepo

2 thoughts on “looking back

  1. Wise words from Thomas Merton – I saw a reporter this evening with a family living in a basement in Ukraine. They made him sit and eat with them, shared their table … he said he always finds that those with the least have the most to give. We need to remember that, we need reminders like this …

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