Category Archives: Quotes

It Takes Courage…

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”  — E.E. Cummings, Poet

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Breathing Under Water, Spirituality and the 12 Steps by Richard Rohr

I recently started reading a book by Richard Rohr on how the 12 steps of alcoholics anonymous are rooted in the gospel message of Jesus.  An interesting and fascinating topic to say the least.  One passage that struck me was … Continue reading

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Dark Knight Rises Conclusion; A Tale of Two Cities

I really loved the selection from A Tale of Two Cities that was read at the conclusion of Dark Knight Rises, so thought I would share it with you today: “I see a beautiful city and a brilliant people rising … Continue reading

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Destiny

I love this incredible scene and quote from the movie Rounders.  Sometimes we have to follow our calling in life, our destiny, even when it may upset those closest to us. “What choice?  The last thing I took away from … Continue reading

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An Education in Wonder; Wednesday Wisdom

“We teach the children how to measure, how to weigh.  We fail to teach them how to revere, how to sense wonder and awe.  The sense for the sublime, the sign of the inward greatness of the human soul and … Continue reading

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The Ineffable; Wednesday Wisdom

“What smites us with unquenchable amazement is not that which we grasp and are able to convey but that which lies within our reach but beyond our grasp; not the quantitative aspect of nature but something qualitative; not what is … Continue reading

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Words Create Worlds; Monday Morning Parable

A break from the typical parables from the Talmud, Bible, etc. to share a story from Susannah Heschel about her father: “Words, he often wrote, are themselves sacred, God’s tool for creating the universe, and our tools for bringing holiness … Continue reading

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