Visual Life

Visual Life is a place to share your photography, artwork and inspirational or thought-provoking quotes with all of us.
We welcome your ideas and images.
Email Tracy Abeln for more information or to share: tabeln@ncronline.org.

June 6, 2018

"People around us are whispering their stories to us all the time. Too shy to proclaim their need or their success, too fearful of ridicule or shame, incredulous that anyone would even care, the people around us leave clues of their desire to be noticed."

May 30, 2018

"Who is going to listen to a 17-year-old peasant with no training as a knight, no battle experience, no connections? Well, they did listen, thanks to her voices, her daunting courage, and her flaming charisma. She heard the voices of angels and saints, and they were the source of her power."

May 29, 2018

"The burden of the brutalized is not to comfort the bystander . . . if you have a critique for the resistance, for our resistance, then you better have an established record of critique of our oppression."

May 28, 2018

"The vision of the world to come seldom encourages the flourishing of the material world, but flight from it. It does not promote the splendor of the world we have, but the glory of the next."

May 24, 2018

"We are blessed to be alive. Not every egg makes it. Is this fallen one a discards of lost possibilities, or what remains after one has flown to the heavens. Where is your shell?"