“I cannot help thinking that the best way of knowing God is to love many things. Love this friend, this person, this thing, whatever you like, and you will be on the right road to understanding Him better.”
~ Vincent Van Gogh, letter to Theo Van Gogh, July 1880
Sister and Brother: Mary McGinty with Peter Sweeney at Tracey Sweeney’s home during November 10 years ago.
To the future: faith, hope, love
“Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore, we must be saved by hope. Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore, we must be saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we are saved by love.”
~ Parker J. Palmer,
“Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit”
Meet you there the day after Thanksgiving!
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And finally. This.
“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.”
~ Henry David Thoreau