Category Archives: Quotes

Man’s Unfinished Symphony

“The attempt to convey what we see and cannot say is the everlasting theme of man’s unfinished symphony, a venture in which adequacy is never achieved.” –Abraham Joshua Heschel, Man Is Not Alone

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The Parable of the Contemptible Friend; Monday Morning Parable

Then Jesus said to them, “Suppose you have a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread; a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have … Continue reading

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Learning from the Thief

Rabbi Zusha once said: “I learned seven things from the thief: 1)What he does, he keeps to himself. 2) He is willing to take risks to attain his goal. 3) He does not distinguish between “major” and “minor” things, but … Continue reading

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The Theology of Superman

We got our first look at the Man of Steel trailers before the launch of Dark Knight Rises, and they did not disappoint.  Of all the superheros, Superman (IMO) has always been the story just packed full of spirituality. For … Continue reading

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Beautiful People Do Not Just Happen, Wednesday Wisdom

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life … Continue reading

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Song of Songs

“Just as rain water comes down in drops and forms rivers, so with the Scriptures: one studies a bit today and some more tomorrow, until in time the understanding becomes like a flowing stream.”  –Song of Songs Midrash Rabbah 2:9 … Continue reading

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Radical Amazement

“Our goal should be to live life in radical amazement…..get up in the morning and look at the world in a way that takes nothing for granted.  Everything is phenomenal; everything is incredible; never treat life casually.  To be spiritual … Continue reading

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