“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” –Mark Twain
Silence is precious: by keeping silence and knowing how to listen to God, the soul grows in wisdom and God teaches it what it cannot learn from men. Blessed Anne of St. Bartholomew
“The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.” Ernest Hemingway
“A certain pride, a certain awe, withheld him from offering to God even one prayer at night, though he knew it was in God’s power to take away his life while he slept and hurl his soul hellward ere he could beg for mercy.”
James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
TKC!Please see the video link to my talk to the St. Luke’s Walking with Purpose ladies this morning. The topic was on “Finding Joy in Suffering”, inspired by St. Therese of Lisieux.
God bless,Fr. Michael Sliney, LC
“The one thing you can’t take away from me is the way I choose to respond to what you do to me.” Viktor Frankl