Spiritual Approaches to Life
We are invited to approach our lives with the curiosity of a child, the heart of a mystic, and the voice of a prophet.
— James Conlon in Beauty, Wonder, and Belonging
Sitting around the table telling stories is not just a way of passing time.
It is the way wisdom gets passed along.
— Rachel Naomi Remen in Kitchen Table Wisdom
My name is not complete without
yours. . . .
I am made whole by your life. Each soul,
each soul completes me.
— Daniel Ladinsky as Hafiz in Love Poems from God
Egos clash. That’s the nature of egos. Treat these outbursts as sneezing fits.
— Hugh Prather in Spiritual Notes to Myself
O God, make us children of quietness and heirs of peace.
— St. Clement of Alexandria
The fact remains that we are invited to forget ourselves on purpose, cast our awful solemnity in the wind and join in the general Dance.
— Thomas Merton quoted in Living Prayer by Robert Benson
If you wrote a book about your life, what would be its title?