Archives for the month of: April, 2013

3 pilgrimTo journey without being changed, is to be a nomad. To change without journeying is to be a chameleon. To journey and to be transformed by the journeying is to be a pilgrim. ~ Mark Nepo


4 (2)For we walk by faith, not by sight. ~ Jesus Christ

Faith is not the clinging to a shrine but an endless pilgrimage of the heart. ~ Abraham Joshua Heschel

A Tibetan pilgrim wearing her hair in a symbolic 108 mini-braids adorned with a silver and coral clasp and blue silk fabric prays holding a strand of white prayer beads in front of the sacred Jokhang Monastery. (©2007)

Lhasa2If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin. ~ Charles Darwin

Shut your eyes and see. ~ James Joyce

Buddhist monks in crimson robes walk through the streets of Yangon barefoot each morning collecting food, money, and other material offerings from people and bestowing brief prayers in exchange. Buddhism has a wide range of influence in society from increasing altruism and compassion among the faithful for people in need to encouraging deference and in some cases also corruption. (©2016)

ImageThe past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. ~ H.G. Wells