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A Spontaneous Day Trip to Ottawa

A Spontaneous Day Trip to Ottawa

I’ve never been to Ottawa. Few can scarcely believe me as the words leave my lips, but its true. This past week I had the opportunity to make a spontaneous day trip out there and managed to get a few nice pictures despite the chilling cold! Readers take note: It’s January. In Canada. The green(ish) … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Steindl-Rast

Quote of the Day: Steindl-Rast

“The more alert we become to the blessing that flows into us through everything we touch, the more our own touch will bring blessing.” ~ David Steindl-Rast A Listening Heart

Quote of the Day: Buddha

Quote of the Day: Buddha

“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Frankl

Quote of the Day: Frankl

“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” ~ Viktor E. Frankl

Quote of the Day: Hillesum

Quote of the Day: Hillesum

“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the tuning inwards in prayer for five short minutes.” ~ Etty Hillesum Whether we approach it through meditation, prayer, deep breathing, or even simply taking a few minutes to sit under a tree and enjoy the … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: DuPrau

Quote of the Day: DuPrau

“I try to remind myself that we are never promised anything, and that what control we can exert is not over the events that befall us but how we address ourselves to them.” ~ Jeanne DuPrau

Quote of the Day: Merton

Quote of the Day: Merton

“The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.” ~ Thomas Merton