Thought for the day


Take this thought with you today to remind you that God is with you in all you do. His love can shine through your actions this day.  

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin SJ
The value and interest of life is not so much to do conspicuous things... as to do ordinary things with the perception of their enormous value.  Pierre Teilhard de Chardin SJ Image: a person pushing someone in a wheelchair.
- St Thomas Aquinas
Nature is nothing other than a certain kind of art, namely God’s art, impressed upon things…  St Thomas Aquinas Image: a fern against a green background.
Pope Francis Only a heart that is not taken over by hastiness is capable of being moved, that is, of not allowing itself to be caught up in itself and by things to do, and is aware of others, of their wounds, their needs.
Compassion is born from contemplation  Pope Francis Image: two people sitting on a beach side by side.
St Pierre Favre SJ Find out more about Pierre Favre SJ
I ask that I may in truth be a disciple of Christ and an attentive listener to his words and those of all the saints . . .  St Pierre Favre Image: a person silhouetted against the sunset.
John 6: 35 Pray with the Sunday readings
A person holding a loaf of bread. Text: ‘I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never be hungry; he who believes in me will never thirst.’ John 6: 35
St Ignatius of Loyola St Ignatius used to often write this phrase or others like it at the end of his letters. Find out more about St Ignatius The Way of Ignatius
Praise God always! St Ignatius of Loyola. Image: sunflowers
St Ignatius of Loyola Where have you found God today?
Find God in all things. St Ignatius of Loyola. Image: an umbrella reflected in a puddle.
St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises 124 St Ignatius believed that people should use their senses in prayer - especially in imaginative contemplation. Imaginative Contemplation Exercises
I will smell the fragrance and taste the infinite sweetness and charm of the Divinity, and of the soul, of its virtues and of everything there.  St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises 124  Image: blueberries growing on a tree
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