We are not connected from the rest of creatures but joined in a splendid universal communion. As believers we do not look at the world from without but from within, conscious of the bonds with which we are linked to all beings. By developing our individual God-given capacities, an ecological conversion can inspire us to greater creativity and enthusiasm to solve the world’s problems…[LS 220]
“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.”
“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.”Eckhart Tolle
Wisdom is not the result of mental effort. It cannot be gained through intellectual study. Even life experiences do not make us wise if we don’t process them humbly and consciously. Richard Rohr
There is a birthing taking place but what is coming into existence isn’t quite here, so this ongoing challenge of finding truth will be with us for a while. John Paul Lederach
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vu7SQlm_ljQ The Compassion Games, Survival of the Kindest, have been played in prisons and high-schools to dramatically change the culture. Disclaimer: The facts of the story are true but the people shown in the video are not the people that participated in the Compassion Games. The prison authorities gave us permission to share this video.
Pope Francis urges us to take the time and trouble to become more aware of, more interested in, and more excited by the undreamt-of horizons opening up before us. It now seems as though it is not possible to talk, teach, preach or write about God or Christianity except against the background of an evolving Creation. This is a challenge that will not go away.An Astonishing Secret – Daniel O’Leary