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Honor everyone and everything

Catholic wisdom

Spiritual sensitivity increases when we know how to see, touch, and taste the physical world with exquisite awe and contemplative discipline.
—Tessa Bielecki in Holy Daring

Native American wisdom

Isn’t it time to put the elders back in the middle of the village?
– Joseph M. Marshall on a walk with grandfather

Islamic wisdom

Honor your children and improve their manners.
– Mohammed quoted in The Knowing Heart by Kabir Helminski


Water and words
Easy to pour,
impossible to recover.
– Chinese proverb

Film line

One thing I’ve learned is not to abuse time.
– Robert Stroud in Birdman of Alcatraz

Journalist wisdom

A teacher influences eternity;
he can never tell where his influence ends.
– Henry Adams, American historian and journalist


If you said a single sentence prayer three times a day, what would it be?

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