Friday, November 27, 2009


“The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.”

--Thomas Merton

Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

"O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee."

--Paris, 1830

Saint Catherine Laboure, pray for us.

Just being

"We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time and no imagination left for being. As a result, men are valued not for what they are but for what they do or what they have - for their usefulness."

--Thomas Merton