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Reflection Prompt

That God imbued creation with the sacred makes every step a pilgrimage to the divine. —Joan Chittister

Be faithful to the song within you. —Joan Chittister

Wonder is God’s way of getting our attention. —Joan Chittister

In every struggle there is a hidden blessing. —Joan Chittister

The knack of holiness is to keep on looking where we doubt God is. —Joan Chittister

Those with a passion for life have saved the world for all of us. —Joan Chittister

It is in being able to find the sacred in everything that a person finally discovers God. —Joan Chittister

God speaks in many tongues, glows in many colors, calls to us in many voices, is beyond any image we create. —Joan Chittister

Compassion takes us beyond ourselves to the beating pulse of the world. —Joan Chittister

An authentic spiritual life stamps on our soul the caring face of Jesus.—Joan Chittister

Holy leisure is the foundation of contemplation and contemplation is the ability to see the world as God sees the world. —Joan Chittister

Authentic spirituality requires that we be willing to stand up for something and be willing to pay the social price that comes for taking a stance. —Joan Chittitster

No amount of spiritual asceticism can equal the amount of spiritual growth and human maturity that comes with care for others. —Joan Chittister

A spirituality of community requires meaningful contact, a common vision, and the beating of a cosmic heart big enough to embrace all of life. —Joan Chittister

To cultivate an appreciation of nature is to deepen our own spiritual life and to see our own responsibility to it in the way we treat every blade of grass. —Joan Chittister