Everything is sacred.
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Light will someday split you open,
Even if your life is now a cage.
Little by little, you will turn into stars.
Little by little, you will turn into
The whole sweet, amorous universe.
The ego loves to take sides, and the longer and more vigorously it justifies its side, the more it feels like this is surely truth. Soon my truth easily morphs into the truth and even the only truth. We end up not with orthodoxy but with egocentricity. This is invariably what happens when we have not been exposed to perennial philosophy, when we are not taught how to distill the big patterns out of the momentary arguments where everyone takes sides, when we cannot distinguish the small, separate self and the self created by God and one with God, from all eternity.
-Richard Rohr, Center for Action & Contemplation
‘I’m a realist. I believe in magic.’ ´*.¸.• .¸. ❥❥¸¸.☆¨¯ .¸.¸¸.☆¨¯`❥❥
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‘I don’t know about you, but every time I pick up my phone or open up on Twitter, it seems the world is going the wrong way. But when I put down my phone to play with my kids, go for a walk in the neighborhood, or spend time with friends
I’m reminded how wonderful and mysterious life really is.”
-Christine Crook, Author & Founder of The Joy of Missing Out
A. Philip Randolph organized the March on Washington where Dr. King gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. He was a civil rights activist, a labor organizer, and instrumental to desegregating the military.
“This campaign to establish a U.S. Department of Peace is the first step in dismantling our systemically entrenched perpetuation of violence. And it is critical.” -Marianne Williamson
The New Yorker
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn’t.
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“The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?”
Dorothy Day was an American journalist, social activist, and Catholic convert. Day initially lived a bohemian lifestyle before gaining public attention as a social activist after her conversion. She was a political radical, perhaps the best known radical in American Catholic Church history.
-Poet and theologian, Pádraig Ó Tuama’s work centres around themes of language, religion, conflict and art.
i thank you God for most this amazing day.