Reflection 5.14.18

05/14/2018

Humility leads me to do anything I can do in any situation without having to do everything in every situation.

~Joan Chittister


Reflection 3.7.18

03/07/2018

It is not perfection that leads us to God; it is perseverance.

~Joan Chittister OSB, The Rule of Benedict


Reflection 2.23.18

02/23/2018

We must learn to pray out of our weaknesses so that God can become our strength.

~Joan Chittister


Reflection 5.24.17

05/24/2017

Every spiritual master in every tradition talks about the significance of small things in a complex world. Small actions in social life, small efforts in the spiritual life, small moments in the personal life. All of them become great in the long run, the mystics say, but all of them look like little or nothing in themselves.

~Joan Chittister


Reflection 4.28.17

04/28/2017

Anger is not bad. Anger can be a very positive thing, the thing that moves us beyond the acceptance of evil.

~Joan Chittister, OSB

 


Reflection 3.20.17

03/20/2017

The Talmud reads, “Never pray in a room without windows.” Never pray without the world in mind, in other words. The purpose of the spiritual life is not to save us from reality. It is to enable us to go on co-creating it.

~Joan Chittister


Reflection 11.11.16

11/11/2016

We must learn to pray out of our weaknesses so that God can become our strength.

~Joan Chittister