Readings …..

old-books– The Dalai Lama, when asked about what surprised him most about humanity, answered, “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then he dies having never really lived.

– When someone does something nasty to us or makes a mistake, we need to rub it out, put it behind us and carry on, not rub it until it is a permanent stain on everything we do, think and are. Lindy Chamberlain

– Hospitality: make a place for everyone, even if you have to sit on the floor

– St Paul of the Cross did two things – he spoke of the Crucified and he spoke to the Crucified

– Cease dwelling on days gone by and brooding over past events! I am doing something new; at any moment I will break from the bud. Can you not see it? Isaiah 43:18-19a

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