#2782 - Sunday, April 8, 2007 - Editor: Gloria Lee
- #2782 - Sunday, April 8, 2007 - Editor: Gloria Lee
Close your Eyes
and you will see clearly
Cease to Listen
and you will hear truth
and your heart will sing
Seek no Contacts
and you will find union
and you will move forward on the tide of spirit
and you will need no strength
and you will achieve all things
and you will remain entire
- TaoismIn humility is the greatest freedom.
As long as you have to defend the imaginary self
that you think is important, you lose your peace of heart.
As soon as you compare that shadow
with the shadows of other people, you lose all joy,
because you have begun to trade in unrealities
and there is no joy in things that do not exist.
- Thomas MertonEaster ExultetShake out your qualms.
Shake up your dreams.
Deepen your roots.
Extend your branches.
Trust deep water
and head for the open,
even if your vision
Quit your addiction
to sneer and complain.
Open a lookout.
Dance on a brink.
Run with your wildfire.
You are closer to glory
leaping an abyss
than upholstering a rut.
Intrepid all the way
Walk toward clarity.
At every crossroad
to bump into wonder.
Only love prevails.
En route to disaster
insist on canticles.
Lift your ineffable
out of the mundane.
Honeymoon with Big Joy!- James Broughton(Sermons of the Big Joy)
Web version: www.panhala.net/Archive/Easter_Exultet.htmlCup of KindnessYou gave yourself up to the mystery
And sailed the oceans looking for
The secret of the key
To unlock a truth that you may never find
For it was in a cup of kindness all the time
You feel the thirst
But none can make you drink
The answer's waiting for you here but
It's not what you think
It won't steal your soul or leave you blind
It was just a cup of kindness all the time
And when Mother Mary finally comes to call
She could pass right thru your heart
And leave no trace at all
While you were reaching for
The sacred and divine
She was standing right beside you
All the time
And the emptiness
You can't seem to fill
Beauty fades and pleasures cannot
Take away the chill
And the glamour lures you down into a lie
O but the cup of kindness
Never will run dry
You hear the vandals
Howlin' down your walls
And arm yourself against the ones
Who want to see you fall
Till some Holy Grail reveals
The grand design
Well it was in a cup of kindness
All the time- Emmylou Harris
Lyrics for Song: Cup of Kindness
Album: Stumble Into GraceVideo Version
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