"To follow the way, to fish the waters, we need to clean our nets and prepare for what is yet to come."
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"Leaning on the beach this boat sits in solidarity for the day when small boats will not be overloaded with refugees and people will reach out to each other with compassion."
"La vida religiosa no tiene fronteras — religious life has no borders."
"Science has discovered some of the secrets of nature, but we do not yet know the secret of our own lives. We have mapped the genome and measured the planets, but we are ignorant about our own interior universe."
"To act is what allows for hope and the possibility of growing in compassion, mercy and forgiveness."
"While an image of wholeness emerges, it does so from brokenness, from the sharp and irregular edges of glass, when they are illuminated, reflected and acted upon through structures that promote interaction and engagement."
"Those still burdened by the legacy of slavery know in a deep and visceral way what it feels like to be aliens in their own city, to see their lives given little account. Yes, we need to pray today for the gift of peace, a gift that God yearns to give us. But we must heed to God's challenge to build justice."
"All of creation is part of a whole that is Love and is part of the unfolding of Love. And so, we must also understand ourselves to be one, to be entangled with all humanity, with all creation.
"It's not up to the protesters to have a list of demands. It's up to the people whose skin looks like mine — the people with power and authority — to say, 'We're changing this because this is wrong.' Not because they want the protests to stop."
"I know for a fact that God called me to it, and God sustains me in this. There's not a day that goes by that I'm not grateful for answering this call."
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