"when we try to pick out anything by itself, we find that it is hitched to everything else in the universe" - j.muir
February 4, 2011
Question: what prayer or saying do you feel resonates with you right now?
so I have a complicated relationship with religion and spirituality, which I think can be said for most people - especially most people around my age who are far enough from the traditions of their parents and close enough to figuring out what traditions they will want to have for their own children to be thoughtful about what moves them.
that said, there are a few prayers that really resonate with me, that I find myself filing away for other times in my life and to share with my friends and family. the poetry and prayers written by John O'Donahue are particularly special. here's one of my current favorites that's short enough to say every morning to welcome the possibilities a new day brings; enjoy: