You Go First… Okay, Follow Me.

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“Seeing this beautiful thing which people do not usually see, looking into this world of birds, which is not concerned with us or with our problems. I felt very close to God or felt religious awe anyway. Watching those birds was a food for meditation or a mystical reading. Perhaps better.” – Thomas Merton.

Slowing Down

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“When things in the world are troubling, our need is not to join in the chaos, but to cleave to the peace within. The only way to gain power in a world that is moving too fast is to learn to slow down.” – Marianne Williamson