Sunlit Silence

sunlittrees2_wordpress“While our existence is noisy, our essential being is silent: beneath the clamor of our chaotic lives there is a resonant ground of silence. In this rich silence – the silence of God – we taste the sweetness of our own souls, the peace of our own hearts.” – Thomas Merton

Hidden Beauty

SpringhurstFawnbw_wordpress“Go outside in the fields, enjoy nature and the sunshine. Go out and try and recapture happiness in yourself and God. Think of all the beauty that’s still left in and around you and be happy.” – Anne Frank