Friday, September 30, 2011
Thursday, September 29, 2011
May God give us thankful hearts
and keep us in friendship
to our lives' end.
Merchant Taylors' Company Grace, William S. Kervin, A Year of Grace
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The idea of contribution is especially instructive because it lies in the area that unites the “I” and the “we.” We contribute because we are part of something larger than our own lives and efforts, but the form of our contribution is based on our uniqueness and our individuality.
Carol Ochs, Women and Spirituality
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Monday, September 26, 2011
Genuine questions –ones for which we don’t already have answers – are open invitations to innovation.
Juanita Brown with David Issacs and the World Café Community, The World Café: Shaping Our Futures Through Conversations That Matter
Sunday, September 25, 2011
Hospitality is the act of affirming gifts in others.
Juanita Brown with David Issacs and the World Café Community,
The World Café: Shaping Our Futures Through Conversations That Matter
Saturday, September 24, 2011
It’s never enough just to tell people about some new insight. Rather, you have to get them to experience it in a way that evokes its power and possibility. Instead of pouring knowledge into people’s heads, you need to help them grind a new set of eyeglasses so they can see the world in a new way.
John Seely Brown, Seeing Differently: Insights on Innovation
Friday, September 23, 2011
Creativity requires asking genuine questions,
those to which an answer is not already known.
Questions function as open-handed invitation to creativity,
calling forth that which doesn’t yet exist.
Marilee Goldberg, The Art of the Question
Thursday, September 22, 2011
The paths I trace are not the only paths.
Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
El sueño que no se alimenta de sueño desaparece.
The dream which is not fed with dream disappears.
Antonio Porchia, Voices, translated by W. S. Merwin
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Monday, September 19, 2011
Sunday, September 18, 2011
The great American writer Herman Melville says somewhere in The White Whale that a man ought to be “a patriot to heaven,” and I believe it is a good thing, this ambition to be cosmopolitan, this idea to be citizens not of a small parcel of the world that changes according to the currents of politics, according to the wars, to what occurs, but to feel that the whole world is our country.
Jorge Luis Borges, Borges en Sur
Saturday, September 17, 2011
A change of heart or of values without a practice is only
another pointless luxury of a passively consumptive way of
Friday, September 16, 2011
Sunset in the ethereal waves:
I cannot tell if the day
is ending, or the world, or if
the secret of secrets is inside me again.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Monday, September 12, 2011
Sunday, September 11, 2011
In the seed, the genes whisper: stretch out for the light
and seek the dark
And the tree seeks the light, it stretches out for the dark
And the more darkness it finds, the more light it discovers.
Reide Eknar, Horologium
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in life has a purpose.
Friday, September 9, 2011
Who are you?
Where are you from?
Where are you in your journey?
Jack Kornfield, an ancient custom among nomadic peoples,amon g Bedouins and gypsies, recounted by Jon Kabat-Zinn in Coming to Our Senses
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Monday, September 5, 2011
We believe in loving our brothers regardless of race, color or creed and
we believe in showing this love by working for better conditions immediately and
the ultimate owning by the workers of their means of production.
Sunday, September 4, 2011
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Friday, September 2, 2011
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Another world is not only possible, she
is on her way.
On a quiet day, I can hear her