Tag Archives: strength

a quiet strength

“Hope fills us with the strength to stay present, to abide in the flow of the Mercy no matter what storms assail us. It is entered always and only through surrender; that is, through the willingness to let go of everything we are presently clinging to. And yet when we enter it, it enters us and fills us with its own life–a quiet strength beyond anything we have ever known.” ~Cynthia Bourgeault, Mystical Hope



a whirling disciple frame

It’s fascinating to interpret writing through the lens of the disciple frame: heart, soul, mind and strength.

“to open the heart, to explore the mystery of union, to fiercely search for and try to say the truth, to celebrate the glory and difficulty of being in a human incarnation”  ~Coleman Barks in describing a dervish learning community