Deep spiritual thoughts (three for the price of none):
The most confusing and damnable part of the dark night is the suspicion and fear that much of the darkness is of one’s own making.
– Constance Fitzgerald.
For grace to be grace, it must give us things we didn’t know we needed and take us to places where we didn’t want to go.
– Kathleen Norris
How we perform those often dispiriting duties, from changing a baby’s diaper to the bathing of an aged parent, reveals what kind of God we worship.
-also Kathleen Norris in Acedia & Me.