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Perspectives on the Spiritual Life



Perspectives on the Spiritual Life

Mantra

Think distant.
— Zen saying

Proverb

Each day is a messenger of God.
— Russian Proverb

Blessing

Blessed be all those who have taught me to see: prophets, poets,
writers, and movie-makers, friends and lovers, all teachers of vision.
— Edward Hays in Pray All Ways

Catholic Wisdom

We must offer ourselves to God like a clean, smooth canvas and not worry ourselves what God may choose to paint on it, but at each moment, feel only the stroke of His brush.
— Jean-Pierre Caussade, author of The Sacrament of the Present Moment

Teaching Story

“How would spirituality help a man of the world like me?” said the businessman.
“It will help you to have more,” said the Master.
“How?”
“By teaching you to desire less.”
— Anthony de Mello in One Minute Wisdom

Hindu Wisdom

Have the fearless attitude of a hero
and the loving heart of a child.
— Ancient Sanskrit manuscript

Question

What is it you most miss about the old world before the pandemic?

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