It is not enough for me as an adult to believe because parents and religious leaders told me so.
The one who chooses to walk in nature on a Sunday morning as a sabbath retreat has not missed the point
What can i really really see? What can I really really touch? What can I really really hear…
The wise and learned character in this ancient tale is not any of the sycophantic subjects of the ruler, but the child
“The greatest joy in life is to feel Jesus Christ alive and beating in the flesh of your own thought and your own heart. All the rest is a swift illusion or dung.”
Such wise people have reflected on their life experience enough to know that while a peaceful and perfect day is welcome, we are most connected with others and therefore with God (we could also say most connected with God and therefore with others), when we live a struggle together.
Every day I am with people who may have once been baptised but now feel a distance between themselves and the Church and God. We are these people, as are too many of our family, friends, neighbours and workmates. This book therefore is for us.
We call things beautiful when they reveal to us their inner essence, their reality as understood in the mind of God
By looking at the graves, before which countless memories return, we remember how they lived, what they loved
On this feast of All Saints in 1541 Michaelangelo‘s Last Judgement was unveiled on the rear wall of the Sistine Chapel.