DO SOME GOOD

OFF THE CUFF WRITING

With each morning glory I think about doing something good, just something thoughtful…because yesterday I recognized having lost a potential friend whose life is so broken and nothing I have kindly done towards that person can change the situation.  I followed Mother Teresa’s calling, gave my best but it wasn’t enough, so it’s time to “let go and let God.” He will do his holy will.  Thank you Lord for this holy encounter.

HAIKU

Holy grace sustains

with each day’s unfolding love

to glow from inside out

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“The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow.  Do good anyway.  Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough.  Give your best anyway.  For you see, in the end, it is between you and God.  It was never between you and them.”

–Saint Teresa of Calcutta

 

CURANDERISMO

Greeting the New Day Painting by Leah Dorian

The Healing Art of Mexico

“When explorers first encountered my people, they called us heathens, sun worshippers.  They didn’t understand that the sun is a relative and illuminates our path on this earth.”

–Joy Harjo

Every culture has its special goodness to share with others.  What special goodness can you share with someone today?

BEING LIFTED UP

Cross by LivsGlad

ARTFUL WRITING

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

When Jesus said, “And when I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw everyone to myself (John 12:32),” he invites us to partake of his mercy, to sanctify our existence, to give us our daily bread, to lighten our burdens and to bless our families so “May your hearts enjoy life forever! –Psalm 22

Let us be exalted by the Holy Cross.

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“What you cannot accomplish is not the will of God.”

–Saint Arnold Janssen

THE HAND OF GOD

The Hand of God Sculpture by Auguste Rodin

at the Metropolitan Museum of New York

GOOD SUNDAY AFFIRMATION

Much like a Provençale creche in Avignon or a Nativity scene in Rome, this giant of sacred art impressively emerged from a rough stone base and clump of white clay and later was bronzed in iron.  Can you see Rodin’s relationship with ‘the hand of God’ forming Adam and Eve?  Can you feel the beauty of their union with Him?

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“Stop acting so small.  You are the universe in ecstatic motion.”  –Rumi