"To see a world in a grain of sand, and a heaven in a wild flower; hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour."
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"Some days we just have to take our lumps, even if they cause us to slip — or freeze."
"The empty spaces remind us of the lessons many of us spend our lives learning — no one is perfect; you don't need to be perfect to be loved; there's grace in empty spaces; God fills us when nothing else can or will."
"Who today is lying by the side of the road in need of our help? Who has been forgotten or marginalized or denigrated or despised? Who are those people we are called as a ministry of the church to care for?"
"If a religious community is truly open to the challenges that a new voice, a new lens, and a new vision will bring, then the possibilities of creative problem-solving are endless."
"As long as there are people in our world who are bound unjustly, oppressed, hungry, homeless and naked, Lent cannot be just for me, or just for you. These 40 days call us to much more."
"Solidarity means we're going to stay together, even when we disagree. We're not going to walk away from each other."
"An open heart is a heart broken open; and a broken heart is opened up to fuller loving. Package deal."
"God does not dispense the grace of healing from the heavens. We — God's incarnate presence on earth — are responsible to bring God's healing to our brothers and sisters in pain."
"I am definitively loved and whatever happens to me I am awaited by this Love. And so my life is good."
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