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Drunk with flowers of rebellion

The fields will laugh, the woods will be drunk with flowers of rebellion, the night will make every fool sing in his sleep, and the morning will make him stand up in the sun and cover himself with water and with light.

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Random Thoughts

Having Nothing But God – 11 quotes from Thomas Merton’s book – No Man Is An Island

1. Some of the charity that is in ourselves

“Some people never reveal any of the good that is hidden in them until we give them some of the good, that is to say, some of the charity, that is in ourselves.”

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Quotes From A Book

Laudato Si

I haven’t yet gotten through the whole Encyclical yet but that hasn’t stopped me from looking at what other have to say about it. Daniel Horan, OFM has a unique look at the Encyclical… 420 more words

Religion

A contemplação estética e religiosa

“Um dos mais importantes e também mais descuidados elementos da vida interior, no seu início, é a faculdade de respondermos à realidade, de vermos o valor e a beleza das coisas ordinárias, para nos tornarmos sensíveis ao esplendor que nos cerca nas criaturas de Deus. 386 more words

Espiritualidade

Speaking to a Rebellious House...

A few months ago, Denise and I went on a little bit of a quest in South Walton County. We had heard about a couple of labyrinths that we were told to check out. 1,351 more words

Finally Found What We Were Looking For

Quenching that Spiritual Thirst

I have been keeping up  my regime of getting more spiritually fit – went to mass and then a meeting.

I have also been doing a lot of walking too (approx 5 miles a day). 1,084 more words

Alcoholism

Day 44: Silence in the City I

On Tuesday I went up to Westminster Hall in London on an unbearably hot and sweaty coach to see and hear Cynthia Bourgeault for the first time. 824 more words