"If we live the Gospel and focus on building God’s reign through acts of service and love, we can hope for the bonus of heaven’s freedom when we die. Heaven can be a blessed bonus for life abundantly lived, but it is not the goal of living."
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"Contemplation invites you to surrender the words that interpret our faith, our experience of God. It is a wordless prayer. It is a form of non-discursive meditation."
“I am, because we are.”
“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.”
"The glory yet to be revealed comes in the dying."
"Jesus’ whole life, his way of dealing with the poor, his actions, his integrity, his simple daily acts of generosity, and finally his complete self-giving, is precious and reveals the mystery of his divine life. . . ."
"Our present human community is hungering for transcendence, to evolve to a new level of life that is more unified, peaceful and collaborative. Instead we find ourselves in the church spending an inordinate amount of time and money trying to preserve ancient rituals and tradition."
"Collectively, rural women are a force that can drive global progress."
“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”
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