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Silence

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“I’ve begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.”

~ Chaim Potok, The Chosen

Painting by E. Fetisov (1987)

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Timelessness

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“The timeless in you is aware of life’s timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but today’s memory and tomorrow is today’s dream.”

~ Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

Painting by André Poffé

Radical Stance

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“The spiritual life is a life in which we wait, actively present to the moment, trusting that new things will happen to us, new things that are far beyond our own imagination, fantasy, or prediction. That, indeed, is a very radical stance toward life in a world preoccupied with control.”

~ Henri Nouwen

Painting by Salvador Dalì, Archaeological reminscence of Millet’s Angelus