"God dares us to believe that the raw ingredients of our lives contain the seeds of the kingdom of God."
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"We as a church have to hear where the reality is, we have to be the ones to say, 'There's a human face and that human face always points us to Christ.' If we don't say it, who will?"
"While getting sick was not our fault, getting well and healing together is our responsibility."
"Flowers small as a baby’s thumbprint, with as much dignity and beauty. Bumblebees notice and celebrate their life? Be aware of the little things today."
"Loving, feeling with our neighbors, leads us to transformation. In our solidarity, our neighbors and we learn a deeper understanding of God's mysterious presence among us. We transgress boundaries that perpetuate an 'us' and 'them.' There is no longer a paradigm in which one helps and another receives help."
"Fortified by the Spirit, we emerge from our upper rooms bearing the Christ light in what might seem like unbearable times. Generation after generation, we, women religious, have done so."
"The true call of communion is to be able to say to you with my own voice, 'I love you; sit next to me,' 'I am trying to love you; sit next to me,' or 'You don't seem to love me; sit next to me.' "
"The hopeful news is that the Trump era has revived a grassroots movement of faithful, moral resistance not seen the days of Rosa Parks and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr."
"For every wild animal of the forest is mine, and the cattle on a thousand hills. I know all the birds of the air and all that moves in the field is mine."
"The high, the low of all creation, God gives to humankind to use. If this privilege is misused, God's justice permits creation to punish humanity."
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