"What if we were willing to shift our hold on our individual truth so as to affirm the emerging truth of the whole?"
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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."
“Fighting for means we all need to aspire to the something else. It’s fighting for a vision of who we see ourselves called to be. It’s radical acceptance and fighting for the vision that makes for peace.”
“. . . Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions by many people in many countries. It is an attitude, a way of life, a way of solving problems and resolving conflicts. . . .”
"It is urgent and it is something that no segment of the global community can effectively address alone. It is time for global leaders to understand that this must be at the top of every agenda with regard to every other issue."
" . . . Oh, sacrament of summer days, oh, last communion in the haze, permit a child to join, thy sacred emblems to partake . . . ."
". . . . Ecology speaks to us of our deep interrelatedness within nature, and technology lures us to become something other than nature; to transcend the limits of nature . . . ."
". . . .Too many are suffering today at the brutal hands of warmongers and terrorists. Let us stand with them in solidarity. Peace and security are essential foundations for social progress and sustainable development . . . ."
"Gospel mission, prayerful community, and formal recognition – these are the marks, I believe, that will characterize religious life in the next millennium. The traditional vows will be replaced by a simple commitment to follow the Gospel."
"The life of mortals is like grass, they flourish like a flower of the field; the wind blows over it and it is gone, and its place remembers it no more."
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