Thursday, August 29, 2013



Find the thing that stirs your heart and make room for it. Life is about the development of self to the point of unbridled joy.

- Joan Chittister


Look at everything as if you were seeing it either for the first time or the last time. Then your life on earth will be filled with joy.

- Betty Smith,  'A Tree Grows in Brooklyn'

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

more gratitude

Darkness deserves gratitude. It is the alleluia point at which we learn to understand that all growth does not take place in the sunlight.

-Joan Chittister

Saturday, August 24, 2013

paper ephemera

Sunday, August 11, 2013


We are free to choose a new role for ourselves, to transform our grief, outrage, frustration and exhaustion into the skills of insight and compassion, to serve this dark time as warriors for the human spirit. 

-Margaret Wheatley

Wednesday, August 07, 2013