Trust, Not Certainty

“When we get our spiritual houses in order, we’ll be dead. This goes on. You arrive at enough certainty to be able to make your way, but it is making it in darkness. Don’t expect faith to clear things up for you. It is trust, not certainty.” ~Flannery O’Connor, The Habit of Being

August 15: Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Father in heaven, all creation rightly gives you praise, for all life and all holiness come from you. In the plan of your wisdom she who bore the Christ in her womb was raised body and soul in glory to be with him in heaven. May we follow her example in reflecting your holiness and … More August 15: Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Dust and Gold

“We need a coat with two pockets. In one pocket there is dust, and in the other pocket there is gold. We need a coat with two pockets to remind us who we are.” ~Parker Palmer