Tag Archives: Wisdom

Just Try This

On Sunday, I went with my mother to the church I grew up in. She and dad were very active in the parish over the years and their contributions are too many to note. Aside from going to the early, … Continue reading

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On Humility

“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” – CS Lewis Your servant in Christ, Fr. Thomas Moore    

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On Learning

There are three kinds of men: The ones that learn by reading. The few that learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves. Will Rogers, courtesy of americatherepublic on Instagram For the … Continue reading

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Patience

I came across this cartoon on Instagram the other day and it “spoke to me” Sometimes waiting is stressful, but  it can also be a picnic. Your choice. Choose wisely. I can’t read the name to give proper credit, but … Continue reading

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A Dog

” A dog is better than I am,  for he has love and does not judge” St. Xanthias, The Sayings of the Desert Fathers. Thanks to Fr. Thomas Moore.  

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On Patience

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them – every day begin the task anew.  Francis de Sales

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Listen

Listen in silence because if your heart is full of other things, you cannot hear the voice of God. . .  The essential thing is not what we say, but what God says to us and through us. Saint Teresa … Continue reading

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A Conundrum . . . And A Blessing

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” — E. B. White Courtesy of Tina over at SwissMiss blog. We … Continue reading

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Strength

“Strength does not mean that we can overpower others. Sometimes the strongest person is the one that can be vulnerable. Strength means being able to do what is right and good. It means not being swept away by what is … Continue reading

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A Paradox

Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. That’s why life is hard. Courtesy of Bits & Pieces.

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